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 REVBL8T0KB
Chief lumbering, railway, mining, agricultural and navigation cen*- ,0 between Calgary
and the 1    Vi ocean.
     *	
The Mail-Herald
THE MAIL-HERALD
Published twice w-Mkly—Read
by everyone-Th* recognized
advertising medium for ths
city and district.
Vol. 22- \9 35
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RLVElSTOkE. B.C. SATURDAY  MAY  J, 1915
$2.50 Per Year
LECTURE*. ^T
REVELL.OKE
Meetings Arranged by Department of Agriculture for Revelstoke and Eagle River
Additional lectures under the nus-
iiiccs oi the department ot agriculture have been arranged to he held in
June at Revelstoke and Eagle River
tarly in .lime The lollowing letter
irom the department has boon received hy W.H. Pottrufl, secretary ol
the Hevclstoke Farmers' instituto:
VV. H. l'ottrulT, Ban.,
Kevelstoke,  11.  C.
Dear Sir,—1 am instructed hy the
deputy minister of agriculture to give
you early intimation with regard to
tho supplementary meetings which
have heen arranged to he held in
your district, as per attached programme.
The individual members of your institute are heing notified from the
department and an additional supply
of programs will bc forwarded you
shortly. In the meanwhile, I should
be glad it you would give publicity to
these dates in order that large and
representative gatherings may be
held.
Thanking you for your kind attention to tbis matter.
Yours very truly,
Wm.  J.  HUN A VIA,
Secretary
Victoria,  April 20, 191"".
Tbe lectures will he on the following dates and on the BUbjectS as announced below:
Bagle River.—Thursday, June 3,
2 p.m., fodder crops; 3.30 p.m., live
stock  demonstration.
Wednesday, June 2, 8 p.m., soil
cultivation; 9 p.m., live stock illustrated.
Thursday, June 3, S p.m., dairying.
Revelstoke,—Friday, June t, 2 p.m.
soil cultivation; 3.30 liv'e stock demonstration.
Saturday, June S, 2 p.m., milk
testing.
Thursday, June 3, S p.m., poultry
keeping,  illustrated.
Friday, June 4, S p.m., fodder
crops. !i p.m.  live stock,  illustrated.
Saturday, June 5, 8 p.m., dairy
feeds; '.I p. m., dairy buildings, illustrated.
W. E.  SCOTT,
Superintendent  ol Institutes
WAS IN CHARGE AT
NEUVE CHAPELLE BATTLE
Walter Robinson Tells of Creat Victory Ccimans Put
Up White Flags as Decoy-Cut Flesh From Girl's
Face—Wins Bar for Creat Engagement
The following  letter      from  Wulter
Robinson tolling ot the Neuvc Chap-
pi'lle battle hns been received hy J.E.
Dickson. Mr. Robinson before going
to tbo front was in the employ of tbe
!'. Buma and Co. Ltd, The letter is
as follows:
Just a lino to let you know 1 am
well. We are having somo nice weal
her here now and we are getting
along tine. We are billeted ou a little
hill and we can see for miles around.
It sure is a nice place. II a Stranger
came to France he would never know
France was ut war. Things are going
on just the same as ever. We were on
a route march the other day and we
passed through a place that the tier-
mans bombarded, and It is an awful
sight, now. It was a beautiful place
before, but now it is nothing but
ruins. Tbe last billet we were at I
saw a girl tbat the (lermans cut a
piece of Mesh right out of her face
and it has left an awful scur on her.
She told us an awful lot of thin/s
that they did when they were there.
I suppose you have heard about the
big hattle we were in. I have heard
that we can tell the name of tb1' place
it was Neuve Chapelle and it sure
was a battle. We came into the
trenches on the nigbt of tbe Oth nnd
about one o'clock in the morning we
were given some rum and extra ammunition, and were told then thnt we
were going to make a charge In thc
morning, Well about 6.30 a.m. an order came for No. 3 section to go     to
the bring line at once. Wo got about
ball way when they Btarted thoso
big guns going. Ob what a noise. The
shells were going right over our head.
Then there wus an awful rlllo lire
going on  at the  same time.  We got to
HOUSE BURNED
AT MALAKWA
Another House Catches Fire but
Flames Extinguished- Unique Entertainment
(Special  to the  Mail-Herald)
Malakwa, li. c, April BD.—Ohea'ar
Somerville spent the woek-ond at his
borne  returning on Sunday  night     to
bis school  work at the llig  Eddy.
What  might    have  proved  a disus
POLICE INSTRUCTED TO
ENFORCE CURFEW BYLAW
McCarter and Farris Appointed City Solicitors—King
Edward Hotel Quarantine Account Settled—Deputations Heard by City Council
the fort all O.K., wo were all pretty Jtrous
lierVOUB, but were ready for what was
ahead of us. About all o'clock at.
night we heard a lot. of cheering
away on our right and wc thought
there wns an another charge coming
oil, but it was tbe cheering that
Neuve Chapelle had fallen. Say tbat
cheering went from one end of tho
line to thc other. And then another
thing when tbey atuirt to cheer as
they are charging it makes jou feel
like jumping over the trench and
charging yourself. Thnt waB Borne
day. We have won our lirst bar in
this war. We assisted the charge on
the left and everything went O.K.
'there was one time while we were in
the trenches the Germane hollered
over,
and tight." We haven't heard them
say that any more. We holler over to
them and we get back about tive
rounds of rapid tire. They are tricky,
they put white Hiil's up for us to put
cur heads up and then plug us. We
nre wise to their tric':s now and are
pretty careful. Well I guess I will
close for this time hoping to hear
from you soon. Remember me to all
Send some Player egarettcs and
some gum.     Bye, Bye.
WALTER HOBINSON
Flanders, April 11, 1915.
lire was started by 1". C. Cold
on Sunday morning, A light breeze
btarted up which soon carried the
lire on towards the track, tbo wind
Increased in strength as the day advanced and by noon it blew a gale,
which carried tlie lire across the t.'ack
and in the direction of tbe bouse.
Through the valiant eilorts of the
soldiers camped close by and the
Dcmpsey boys, tbey saved Mr. Cold's
house which caught on tire twice, and
ulso kept the lire from crossing Haycock creek.
Another fire a couple ot milCB cast
of Mulakwu destroyed the house owned by J.H. Johnson and occupied hy
J. Hoskinson. The Ure was discovered bo they saved most of tbeir be-
'Come on out you Canadians  ,onglng8i  ,)Ut the hoUBC  whlcb waB n
WILL RETURN
IN SEPTEMBER
DATES FOR
FALL FAIR
September Sixteenth to Eighteenth Allotted to Revelstoke—Other Fairs
Most of tbe dates upon which the
■fall fairs will he held during tbe present year in various parts of tbe
province huve been announced by W.
J. Botiavia, of the department of
agriculture, secretary of thc Fall
Fairs' association. Tbe list of exhibitions have been subdivided into circuits in order to facilitate tbe making of the judges' itinerary. The first
circuit, for instance, includes all places on the Island which will have .tiirs
this fall; the second and third circuits, places on the lower mainland;
the fourth and tifth circuits, places in
the Okanagan d,strict and adjacent
territory; the sixth circuit, eastern
mainland points, and the seventh cir
cuit, places in the northern interior.
tin the latter circuit, several fairs will
lie arranged later, having been put in
charge of  the northern  officials.
The following are dates for Interior
fairs:
Fourth circuit—September 11, Eu-
derby; 14, Merritt; 16 and 17. Hellley
Creek; 2fl and 21, Pritchard; 22 to 21,
Kamloops: -21 and 25, Salmon Arm;
25 and 2tl, Penticton; 27 and 28, Kelowna; 2s and 29, Armstrong; October
20, Oyama; 21 and 22, Vernon; 27 and
2g,  Suinmerland.
Fifth circuit—September 8 and 9,
Cranbrook; 10, Natal; lt, Windermere
16, Oolden; is, Frultvale; -'l and 22,
Trail; 22 to 21, Nelson; 25, Hoswcll;
28 and 20, Grand Forks; 80, Greenwood.
Sixth circuit—September 16 to is,
Revelstoke; 21, Hobson; 25, Arrow-
Park; 20, Slocan City; September 30
and October I, Mew Denver; Ortobor
■i and 5, Burton- 5 nnd 0, Needles; 7
nnd 3. Nakusp; 12, KubIo; 11 and IB,
Creston.
In 1 Couple of weeka New flenver
people will |,a able to get thoir mall
nt the new post oilice, wbieh in now
lielng fitted up.
President of Canadian Pacific
Railway Anxious to See Park
and Automobile Road
Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, president
of the Canadian I'acitic railway accompanied by Lady Shaughnessy,
Miss Marguerite Shaughnessy, Grant
Hall, vice-president and general manager of western lines, J.C. Sullivan,
chief engineer, R. It. Angus one of
the leading directors of the Canadian
I'acitic railway company, F.W. Peters
superintendent of the British Coium
1 iu division and J.M. McKay, superintendent of tbe Revelstoke district
arrived in the city on a special train
at 4.20' o'clock on Thursday afternoon proceeding east 20 minutes
later. The party was met at the station by Mayor W.A. Foote, Aids. H.
J. McSorley and W.A. Smythe, T.
Kilpatrick president ol the hoard of
trade, A.K. Kincaid, W.M. Lawrence,
CR. Macdonald, secretary of the
board ot trade, K. McRae and C. F.
landmark.
It had been intended to take the
visitors for an automobile drivi
through the city and up the automobile road but owing to rain the expedition was nbandoned.
In conversation with the Mayor.
Kir Thomas said that be had beard
much of the Revelstoke park and
automobile road and had hoped to
see it for himself. He was disappointed that weather conditions made the
proposed trip Impossible, but said
that he would be returning to the
west In September and would then
stop in Revelstoke long en.n.L-h to
tnable him to take the trip up
mountain.
In reply to enquiries from
mayor as to the prospect for
creased employment at the Revelstoke
shops Sir Thomas said that at present work at the shops was slack
throughout tbe whole system and a
large number of engines were idle at
Calgary. Sir Thomas assured the
mayor that when business improved
Revelstoke would eet its share of
work.
Speaking of his visit to California,
Sir Thomas said that be bad been
much impressed with the well cultivated condition ol the farms nml
'iiarket gardens and be expresssd the
hope th il similar methods of cultivation would i" adopteod lr, British Co
lumbia. The mayor expli Ined to Sir
Thomas thai Revelstoke ha! great
agricultural oselhllltlea .net
tinned the larre number of home
Btends recently taken tip ln the
vicinity. He    prophesied     that     Sir
lumber structure could not be saved
Owing to the strong wind. The lire
was caused by a faulty Hue.
1 Mr. Wilson, superintendent of I"es-
byteriaii missions was in Malakwa,
for a few days in connection with tbe
work here. He conducted the services
on Sunday in the Malakwu hull and
an after meeting was held after the
regular service to discuss questions of
interest to the tield work Cere in
I Malakwu.
Mr. Wilson left on Tuesday night
after spending three days in Malak-
. wa.
An unique entertainment was given
'the friends nnd neighbors of J. M.
Humphries of the Malakwa Farms,
Tuesday nigbt. The grove south of
,the bouse wus decked with Innumerable  Japanese     lanterns;     two huge
,.r*i- _   r.       11 r. ,-.■    ,. 'bonfires and several smaller ones gave
"Clean  Canadian      Politics        was   , ,       ,.,      ,
%heat and light to the festive scene. A
chosen as their slogan by ^he Young    ,,ock tr|a]    Wfta    the   feMnrp   ()f tb.
Conservatives club  at a meeting held  evening.  Henry Anderson was the nc
in tbe Conservative committee rooms  cased, the  charge was, stealing   sun-
'Clean Canadian Politics'
Young Conservative Slngan
last night. The slogan will be printed on tbe membership cards of the
club. The announcement ot the slogan
was greeted with cheering.
Letters were read from R.F. Green,
M.P.,  and  Hon.  Thomas Taylor,  M.
beams or the Chas. May Celery farms,
and proceedings went on in due form
with Eric Erickson     as   judge,     j.
.Gould  as counsel tor defence and Mr.
I Robertson for tbe Crown, a jury was
elected  and     duly     sworn,  witnesses
I were called  and  examined,  and     the
president and viee-
P.P., thanking the club for the honor  hilnrity   was great.     It   was finally
. I roved that Mr. Anderson was guilty
I of stealing a sunbeam on the night
'of April 10, hut not the one produced
in court, which looked suspiciously
like a long black stick, but this particular sunbeam was from the adjoin-
of electing them
jircsident.
A musical program was rendered hy
the Italian Boys' orchestra which
played several selections during the
evening. Recitations were given by
H.W. Edwards, W. Leslie, jr., and C.
MacKenzie, O. Brandt gave a selec-
tion on the violin and K. Corning on '
the piano which were enthusiastically
received, J. Jones sang two songs I
which were also much appreciated. R. !
Tapping gave a few words of advice
to the Young Conservatives. Owning
to the fact that it wns the end of the
month a number who had promised to
help with the program were unable
to attend. A large number of new
members was enrolled.
Macdonell Winner nf
Gun Club Medal
ing farm to Chas. May's. After the
trial several songs were sung around
one of the large bon-fires, where after everybody repaired to the house
where hot coffee, sandwiches and cake
.with icecream all the way from Calgary was served. The party .broke up
about 2 o'clook, but will long be remembered as thc pleasantest ever
held in Ma'iakwa.
The recent rain was very welcome,
and made things fairly grow out
loud around Malakwa. The Garden ol
Eden is beginning to look its part.
Dr. W.H. Sutherland made q professional visit to Malakwa on Friday,
Mrs. Trudjlan was taken suddenly ill
on Thursday.
R. Z. Crawford went to Vernon on
Friday for medical treatment and will
1 e gone a week or two.
the
tbe
In-
shot ut
shot  at
The result ql the weekly shoot of
the Revelstoke Can club bi'id <-n Wednesday  was as lollows:
J. C. Barber,—got i,
1 roke 30—Total 89.
A.   Macdonell,—got  .!,
broke   11—total  M,
W. A.  Sturdy,—got 3, shot at
broke 3S-total 41.
H.  Mulholland,—got S, shot at
broke 29-total 37.
F. G.  White,—scratch, shot   at
broke   16—total 46.
Mr. Macdonell wins the '.v'ester
Cartridge Co's. medal for tbe week.
Mr.  White who shoots Ior the    Pu-
pont Powder company, was the guest
of the club,  and after     the     regular
shoot gave a little touch of tbc band |MrB'  ja8
tra|i—this ii a form of trap sbo itlng ,     jtnl Bl]jr(.
Mrs.   Blacklock,  1   pair socks
Mrs.   I..  Wood,  1  pair socks.
50,
50,
60,
.'■0,
Contributions of Work
for Red Cross Society
The following pieces ol work were
banded in at the meeting of the Red
(.'ross society held on Wednesday afternoon:
Mrs. R. B. Colpitts, 2 pairs socks.
Mrs. Vuughan, 2 pairs socks.
Mrs. Cbus. Davenport, i knee caps.
Mrs. MacArtliur, 2 shirts.
(Mrs. HopgOOd, 2 shirtB.
Mrs. Pratt, 2 puir socks.
Mrs.  Garnet,  1  jiair socks.
Miss Haggen, 1 pair socks.
Mrs. Holten, 1 pair socks.
I  short hos-
that  is getting popular and one    .vbo
;  ake-  g   straight  with il   is  sbool  ng
•    While here Mr. White present Mlfi  Swanev   , ,,,,,. gock,
lb   w.tb       one ol   hlS  company's Mrg    TomHngon)   ,   ni,.,,t   slljrt
t!lv,>r ^O0M- '" '"' '"' h '   r"r '"     The following    w. rn    has been cut
eeklv  shootB. '01|t.
  Mrs. Pratt, 5 bed lackets,
■ eiil'l  be   astonished   at the >'rs.   Somes,  32  shirts.
agricultural   development    ol  the .lis Mrs. Tomlinson,  li; shirts,
trict     when be inspected th'j country Mrs.  Allum has    laundered    7 dozen
next September. and 8 handkerchiefs.
Tbe city council hud a busy session
last night. Two deputations were
heard, the claim of Aid. McSorley
against the city for quarantine was
Bottled, a discussion of the conduct■ of
Kevelstoke school children ended In a
ilocisioii CO enforce the curfew bylaw,
n city solicitor was appointed and other matters were dealt with. Aid.
Tyrrell of Kamloops, who was pie
neat, on the Invitation ol the mayor
addressed tha council and invited its
members  tO   visit   Kamloops.
Aid. MoSorley gave a statement
regarding his bill for $1336 for expenses of quarantine, Mr. McSorley
had oliered to accept e)'J2li and tlu
city council had oliered him 8600 without prejudice.
Mr. McSorley said that he did not
think thut he had been dealt With
luirly by the council and he proposed
to show why. He was not attempting
to bold up the council. The medical
health ollicer ordered a quarantine on
February 21. It came as a surprise
to h.m, as be bud not been taken into the confidence of the council or of
the board of health. He submitted
freely, although he knew that he
would be a heavy loser in any case.
He had an overhead expense ol $14,-
t'Hi a year or $3'J a day. The medical
health ollicer told him that he would
I e paid at his regular rates for everyone under bis root. Mr. McSorley did
not think that he wus to blame 111
believing that this would be done as
he had the precedents in the case of
the City hotel and.Cowies restaurant
to guide him. He asked the doctor
about another man in an adjacent
house and the medical health officer
told him to supply the man ai 'i
charge the city lor him as a guest
Also, before going into quarantine,
one of thc members of the board of
health told bim tbat he thought that
be would be better to go into quarantine. He took tbe inference that he
would be paid for guests in tbe hotel.
Before the quarantine was over th?
board of health wrote a letter aayiug
that responsibility lay between i 01-
self and his guests and quoted clause
i'O of the Health Act. This was startling news to bim and he could not
see that the clause applied in lis
case. He tried to get in touch with
the chairman of the board of hea'ith,
but he would not come. The coui'il
tried to unload the cost upon 1 in
in spite of precedents and in
spite of the understanding with thc
medical health otbeer, and a member
of the board of health bad even dug
up an old bill of a year ago last
January with the sole purpose of defeating his claim.
He had not been dealt fairly witb
as one business man to another. He
had invested $60,000 in the city of
Revelstoke and employed IS to 2o
jiersons in norma'i times and bc was
a customer of the city to tbe extent
of $2,frC<l a year. No one coming to
the city and offering to do this would
receive the treatment he had experienced. The aldermen in their private
capacity would not deal with their
customers us they had with him. They
had entered into a contract witb
bim, closed his plant and made a
quarantine station of the hotel. The
potlice brought a man into the hotel
a duy after tbe quarantine had been
declared and told him to bring in
bis family. He had put in his I ill as
instructed and expected fair dealing.
To obtain a peaceable settlement he
had thrown $400 oR his bill, He regarded his hil'l as recompense for
part of what he bad lost, but not
nearly all. Tbc city was morally
bound to live up to the agreement
made by the medical health ollicer.
In disputing his claim they were
playing to the gallery.
If the council hud not used his
hotel they would have been obliged to
prepare special] quarantine quartets
nt a cost vastly 111 'ir.' than bis
charge. Mr. Drown was tbe only one
who had paid him for hoard during
quarantine, His table board rate waa
MO a month and his regular rate for
four of the guests at the time would
have been ? 1.50 a day. He prope.se .1
if thc council could not settle tbe
matter, that it should appoint one
arbitrator, himself one. and these t
select -i third.
After a  lehgthy    discussion     Aid.
Smyth" seconded l,y API. Masson moved ihat Mr. McSorley be oflered S^W.
The motion carried, Aid. Hi mini' voting nay. Mr. McSorley intimated thnt
the offer would be aefcepted.
The Mayor said    that    the curfew
bylaw was not being observed. He
was sorry to say that the conduct
and morals of some ol the school
Children weir far (ton! what they
should be. lie tlii.ught that the council should do what it could to aid
the school trustees in bringing about
a better state ,.f affairs,
Aid. Sun the aU| g sted t bat tbe cur-
'  «   she,uld   ie,-  11] ig  a!   '.!.:.        [n      tho
summer.
Aid,  Masson    said     that another
policeman WOlAd be needed to en-
lorce the law in  lower town.
Tbe mayor Bald that tl.e lest be
Laved  children  lived   In  lower  town.
Aid. Hell thought that the High
school children were tbe most boisterous in the town.  He had  been obliged
to call a policeman to remove unruly
children  from  opposite  his  store..
Aid. llourne sa.il that tbe windows
in empty housei wen always broken
with st..nes. me club, bad bad his
eye damaged with a stone, another
bad bia nee^i   c il   t' 'l   another    was
laid  out.
The mayor thought C inditlotie were
thoroughly bad. He s:e,. e ofthe way
a child had deliberately broken a tree
on the boulevard after being wam<ed
not to do so by a ratepayer.
Aid McSorley thought that Revel-
rtoke had a good lot ol bo.vs but
that discipline should be enforced. He
thought that tie school board should
tuke up the matter with the, t?achers.
The m,,ver Bald :t had done so but
the teachers detied the schi.e.l bourJ.
Aid. McSorley thought tint the
question of monitors waa ditlercut
and Aid. Bourne inl not think that
it was necessary for children to stand
when  visitors   weal  to  the  schools.
Aid Bell said be had a building in
v. inch   the    loots  and   pa titions   were
Bmashed and the paper torn ofl alter
ivery tenant  left.
Tbe chief of police wiii !e 110:1.1.1
to enforce the curfew bylaw.
A de.mt it consisting ot R. Gordon,   W.M.   Lawrence,    Vi.   Bews,      A.
Thomson, J. Mclntyre, W.T. Johnstone, N. R. Brown, Mr. Rose. R.
Howson, H. Manning, Ca, Hume nnd
others printed a petition signed by
•M3 residents .,f tne city including pro
perty holders to the number of 220.
householders to tbe number of lil
and other citizens tothe i.uiuter of
142 asking for tbe supress.on ol disorderly bouses. Tbe mayor sa.d that
tbe council wouid deal with the
petition at a Bpecial meeting and tbe
deputation  withdrew.
Messrs. Hanson, Jamieson andpep-
ler complained that they had been
laid oil wori at tbe power House. .>,r.
Hanson and Mr. Jamieson said tuat
Mr. Shaw only paid $3.00 to them as
carpenters. The rat ■ sh mid be 46
cents per bo.ir, tbey said. 'Ibe Contract provided for the standard rate
of wages.
J. 1). Shaw, the contractor, said
be paid }'■'■ a day intending to ke sp
the men whether tbey worked as car-
l enters or laborers. He was unwilling
to pay more at tlie present time.
The mayor said tbat i; be hired the
.aen as carpenters i.r should pay carpenters  wa.'s
Mr.  Shaw   s.ul   that !,c    would      be
willing to.be bo and t:.e a putatlon
.vithdri -,\.
vi. a. Smythe, seconded by 1.. c.
Masson, na vi ; t!,.,i Mi Curt . an.l
Farris be appi
,. (ee "f ■".     1 yi   r, Thi  ;■,'■:ion  wa
ted.
The   dty cler    report      I Con-
stable Garnett   I • . 1 I $499   In
cog lirenses. He was I'st; 11 ted to Collect thi ... ■ ee ol all pu| s .,.- they
rami   I A   the    council
voted  Inm   a   • .,  01   20      per
cent.
R, le < olj Itta -.' as granted use
the sewei   at  the rate •■! *7.t>0 a
year provided that Mr, Colpitts doee
all woi    ol making e enn,.. Won.
Thi city clerk presented the assess-
■nen' roll. The mayor said that it
wae the ai lies! A ite at which thi
it roll bad |,e n returned
and It bad b en pn pared by the cit)
elerk at I I        eve)     be-
fore.     i ;• •  that the clerk de-
■   credit     Tl 1 "ent
II ■     ■ lain I
exempt      •. -   . t
B exempt
■'li,:" .     Total  'e -  an t.i
12,1H "". 3cho 'i ti Ion city land.
$2,1A7,37.">,      Mb
.'• 1 pei     cent ■ •    '44,1
total ii,ten,725.
Owners of vacant lots will be noti
fled to clean up all vacant lots as re
quired by the new bylaw.
mafgrnxm. PAGE TWO
THE   MAIL-HERALD,    REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY, MAY  1, 1915.
SEE the Goods!
Howson's
The    Furnishers
Don't furnish your home hy guesswork—it is unsatisfactory and costs
you more, SEE the goods before you
buy. A well hariiioniseil home nued
not be at all expensive—if you buy
at Howson's. Our Immense stock
ami many suggestions are at your
service whether you decide to buy or
not.
SOUTH  AFRICAN   REBELS
AND THE DEATH PENALTY
(The Manchester Guardian)
do After the (Men Business!
SPECIALS FOR YOUNG CHICKS.
Dr. Rush's Chick Food. Cracked Corn.
Wheat, Bran, and Shorts for sale at
L.  C.  MASSON'S   STORES
WAR DECLARED!
War iB declared on our stock ot
Tea and Coflee, see our window
for specials.
$1 Buys 3 lbs.
While this lot lasts, and as another advance is predicted in the
near future we would adv'isc putting by a few pounds.
BREAD
Why are we selling more bread?
There must be a reason.
Let Us Tell You Why
Just compare a loaf of ours with
auy other and we are absolutely
sure you will use the best, then
you will know why.
B13ST BY  TEST
Phone 41
HOBSON'S
Box 734
The Lower House of the Boutn
African parliament has carried unanimously a resolution that death
bhall not be the punishment meted
out to any of the robelB Have If be is
captured, Marltz, in moving the re-
SOlutlon General Smuts spoke also ton
General Botha, who hefore he left for
the front pleaded with the House not
to pursue a vengeful policy against
'these misguided people, many ol
whom look up arms without any
clear criminal intention and without
nny clear perception of tbe consequences of their action.''The trials of
rebels tbat have heen held have mude
it plain that theibnlk of the rank and
lib' knew nothing ot (icriunn plots,
lut were coerced or deluded into rebellion by their leaders; and that the
leaders themselves,'with tbe exception.
of Marltz, and perhaps Beyers, had
no wish for German ascendancy in
South Africa, hut were goaded by
embittered political discontent, by a
(allure to appreciate the menace from
German   South-west   Africa,   and      ly
the  'prophecies'of s  religious fanatic
to seek redress for their grievances
through a resort, to arms for which
they had made no thorough prepaia
lion, and which was a menace to t'\e
Union only in so far as it might com-
<£l)tcUts
REALLY DELIGHTFUL
THE DAINTY
MINT-COVERED
CANDY-COATED
CHEWING GUM
Make a Corner
Cosy
Collect the Cushion
Cover Coupons with
every (lljuLei Package
MADE IN CANADA
mude on the printed forms supplied,
and signed with tbeir uctilai uiguu
tares, stating their occupations and
I lines ol residence. In tbe ciibii ol
firms, the actual signature, the nature
of tbe occupation, and place of n-aiil-
ence of each member of the liiin must
l.e given.
Bach tender must be accompanied
by an accepted cheque on a chartered
bank, payable to tbe order of the
Honourable the Minister of Public
Works, cijual to ten per cent (III p.c.j
of the amount ol the tender, which
will be lorleited if tbe person tender
ing decline to enter Into a contract
when called upon to do bo, or fail to
mand   the  support   of   more   moderate   t.omplote the work contructed for.    If
the tender he not accepted the cheque
will bc returned.
The Department does not bind it
si If to accept the lowest or any ten
der.
Ily order,
R, C, DHSROCHERS,
Secretary
WATER ACT, 1914,
Before tbe Board ol Investigation,
lu   the   Matter   ot   Streams   liowing
I loin  tbe  west  und    draining   Into
Upper Arrow Luho und tbo Coluin-
bia  ttiver    between     u    point  live
mnes south-west of Arrownead und
a  jjo.ih   three  miles southwest      of
Uuiluu;
And in tbe   Mntter   ol   Streams Mowing a om the   i-.ai,i. and (training into upper Arrow  Lukc aud tbo   Oo-
lumbiu River  between tho  Southern
line of Lot -lit) Galena Buy aud   a
point live milCB south of Burton;
A meeting ol the Board ol Investigation  w.ll  be bold     at    the Court
house ut Nakusp on the illat   day   of
May,   e.il.i, at  one o'clock  in  tbo   afternoon.
Jn the   Matter   of   Streams   Bowing
into Kootenay Lake >lroin the iNortli
and i.e i.i, north of u point turcc
miles north of tjueeii s liuy auu oi
ail Streams llowing into rvootenny
Lane irom tho East, north oi Cilot
tiay including stroams iu tbo Lardeau and Trout Lu»e Mining Divisions:
A meeting ol the said Board wil'i be
lied ut Kaslo on tbe litu day ol
M ime, ut nine o clocu iu tue lorc-
ejioou.
nay District, by reason of a notice
published in the B. C. Gazette on the
27th of December, 1907, 'is cancelled,
nnd that the said Lot will bo open
to entry by pre-emption on Tuesday,
the 16th day ot Juno, at tbe hour ol
nine o'clock in tbe forenoon. All applications must bo made ut the office
of the Government Agent, at Bevel-
stoke, B. C.
R. A. RBNWICK
Deputy Minister of Lands.
Lands Department, Victoria, B.O.
18th April, 11115. J15
men. It failed in this; but there remains in thc Union a large body of
opinion, of which General
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
(CURED IN CALGARY)
Made from selected hogs—in the most modern plant in the
West Government inspected—approved by careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
Sausage—wherever it appears-
P. BURNS & COMPANY, Limited
Hertzog is
the Spokesman, which understands
the rebels' political point of view
while it deplores their resort to
arms. In the elections which must
soon be held this party, bad there
been no war, wus almost certain to iic,mrtmont ot Public Works,
ret urn in greater force to parliament. | Ottawa,  April  l'i,  1915.
Disregard ol General Botha's plea for Newspapers wtil not be paid for this
clemency for the rebels might have advertisement if tbey insert lt v.lth-
sent the Hertzogltes back so sti ong ,,llt authority from the Department.—
: - ti il so embittered as to menace seri-   -scut, 2t
o'lsiy the domestic unity  which is is-I	
sential   to   i BUCCessful  conduct   ol the '
campaign against Qerman South-west
Vfrlca.   The   Union   parliament's      de-
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Paid in
Reserve Fund
PELEQ HOWLAND. ESQ .
President
$7,000,000.00
; 7,000,000.00
ULIAS ROGERS, ESY.
Vice-President
EDWARD HAY, Gem ial Manager.
\\ ILLlAM  MOFFAT, Assistant General Manager,
Savings Bank Department
Deposits of $1 received and interest allowed from date of deposit
Arrowhead Branch Fe  elstoke Branch
A.B. McOLEXEGHAX, M  i iger.
usion, then, is a litting crown to. the
wisdom and forhearancc with which
General Botha and bis ministers buvo
dealt with the rebellion. No Engl bib
man will regret that Incidentally it
Bav.es our picturesque old enemy De |
Wei Irom paying the ultimate •.iricc
for the Anal outburst of ins passion i
ate  and  "loaded  spirit.   Several of I is
sons have been killed in the rebellion. '
bis reputation as .• politl<cal leader la
broken   forever,   and   lie   will   probably
md hi.- days In captivity. No cue will
him .• bardei fate.
IN THK SUPREME COURT UF
BIUTISH CULL'MBIA
lu the matter oi tue "Juxecuiion
Act,'' auu—
lu the matter of uu actiou between:
utewart uuu Tw\iea, u co-,ari.uer-
suip carrying ou uusiucsb ut cuedi-
cine   Hut,   v,Hen.i, 1'iuiut.u     uud
.i onn   turner,   licteiiu.ini.
KING EDWARD HOTEL
H.J.  McSCRLEY.  FRCP.
REVELSTOKE, B. C.
Strictly First-Class
Rooms- Single, en Suite, and with Bath
Permanent Exhibits of
British Columbie Woods
The campaign directed by the  ilon.
Vi.   It.   Boss,   minister  ol   lands,  in Drill .-nei   In     dlS-
the qualities
■ itriti^ii Columbia
mother
e.f     tb
■   ii itlone.l
■   ■ through-
dread
NOTICE OF (SHERIFF ri SALE
Tate nouce thut 1, Will.aui J. Law
under  aud  hy   virtue oi uu  urder      oi
lUlb   l ,.-:..'.I. a.   I.-  l.OUl't   lla.e.l   lUc   16th,
uay oi .•»!". io A.11., lsXo, wai seil m
jiuul.c auci.oa ,u the court iiouse,
ncCBtouC, JJ. i..., ou .iiuiieij), tue
lutft day oi .>iay, lelo, ut lu o UoC*
iu tue morning to Butisiy u
a ,id:'n,iee.t oi the auove named piuiu-
toi against ibe ,i,,o,i named deiend-
ant and ior costB, uu 01 tue Interest
oi   tbe a. o.i nuuied  Ue.euduut,    .io..n
At these meetings all statements ol
Claim to water privileges uuder Acts
pussed belore tbe Kith day oi Mar en,
1 'ii', ou tbe respective streums, all
....,1 ei n n . thereto, und tue p'laus
prepared for tbe use of the Board
will then be open for inspection.
All persons interested ure entitled
to examine these, and to ble objections thereto in writing it they deem
lit.
At these meetings claimants who
bave uot previously done bo shall
prove tbeir title tu tbe luuds to
which their wuter records are uppur
tenant, ThiB may be done by pro-
uuciug, iu cuse of 1 mv. n grunted
lands, tbe title deeds or a certiticute
01 cucuiuuruuce or other evidence ol
title; or in case of lands uot held
uuder Crown grunt, by producing tlie
pre-emption record, the ugrccmeut of
sale, tbe mining record, or other
Written evidence of title.
Objections will be beard lorthwith
if tbc party objected to hus received
sufficient  notice  of  tbe objection.
The Bourd ut tbe Baid meetings will
determine the iiuuut.ity of wuter
which muy be used uuder each record, the further woruB which ure.
necessary for such use, uud will set
dates fur thc tiling of pluns of such
wonts und lor tbe cunimeuccmcut und
completion  of such  wor..s.
And whereas there muy be persons
who, belore the Bith duy of March,
i'JUU, were eutitled to water rights
■lii tbo said streams und yet heave not
bled iituteiiients of their claims   with
SYNOPSIS   OF COAL  MINING
REGULATIONS.
Goal miniug rights ol the Dominion
In Manitoba, Saskatchewan aud Al-
terta, tbe Yukon Territory, th*
North-west Territories and ln a portion of the Province of Uiltisb Vo-
luinbla, muy be issued lor a term ot
tweuty-oue yeurs at au annual rental of il au acre. Not mere th»u
2,.Mill acres will ho leased to one applicant.
Application for leaso must be mads
by the applicant ln person to the
Agent or dub-Agent of the district
iu which tbe rights applied for are
situated.
The lease will include tbe coal mining rights only, but the leasee may
be  permitted to   purchuse    whatever
available surface rights may he considered necessary for tbe working of
the mine ut thu rate of V1U.O0 aa
acre.
In surveyed territory tbe land must
te described by sections, or legal
subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied
for Bhall be staked out by tbe applicant bimself.
Each application must be accompanied by a fee of 85 which will be refunded lf thc rights applied for ara
not available, but not otherwise. A
royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of tbe mine at the
late of  live cents per ton.
The person operating tbe mine shall
furnish tbe Agent with sworn return*
accounting for the full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pay the
loyalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights ure not being operated, such
1 etui ns should be furnished at least
once a year.
For lull Information application
should be made to the Secretary of
the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to the Agent or Sub-Agent
of Dominion Lands.
W. W. CORY.
Bauer in and  to the lollowing  luud: ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Ail  that certain      parcel     ol   land   the Board  ol   Investigation,  such per-
Mtuate, lying uud  being In tbe lvu.11-   sons are required to Ule ou or belore
looj.s Division of 1 aie District, 111
ine rio,nu.e Ol ljlit.SU UOlUUiulU, .o.ii
ue.ug 1 iiu, o.-eii ol a portion o. tne
A..-1 e.'iiaiier 01 Section lUr^e
L'ownsnip iwenly, Uuube u,i,
west ot tne 1 tb MeriUian, more pur-
ticuiuily described us 10.lows lui.
' ommenciig ut a point 01 tne Souiu
the 20tb day ot Muy, 1915, a statement us rcijinred by section 294 ol
tbe "Water Act, Mil," Forms (No.
5b tor irrigation, and No. 51 Ior
other purposes; may be obtained
trom any Government Agent in the
Province,
Hated  at   Victoria,  B. C,   the  14th
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.. Ltd.
Importers and   Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
WINES
LIQUORS
CIGARS
Agents for Calgary Beer
•
■
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Street, Kevelstoke, B. C.
WINDSOR HOTEL
EUROPEAN  PLAN
tiOOD ACCOMMODATION REASONABLE H \1 BS
CAFE IN CONNECTION
ORIENTAL
HOTEL
J. Albert Stone, Propretor
Suitably furnished with tho
choicest the market affords.
Beat Wines, Liquort and
Cigars. RateB $1 a day.
Monthly rates.
f'.r   Do Little
I
will   bi •'    I'e
e .    ,•,    I  ,. H.|«y.   May   II,   I IIT,,
lor tie
mentioned i, i, i i ri i n k .
I'lBHH,   Spe*ClflC*tlOn   nnd       fm in
■ '.at i ie ' •     snd     fornix     ,,!
tend*i ut Mi
Win.   Mi'tub'iS'in.     K"itii|mt   Architect,       	
\ lOtO at      the      Cost Office,    accepted.
Vancouver,   II <" ,   nnd   at  Huh   li.pnil    j     Hated   at   Kcvclitokc,   B.   C.
ment. 'r"th,  I91B.
Ptnom tendering nre notified thnt wii.i.imi .1 law
era  boundary    o,    su.u     North-west   day ol April, 1916.
ter rn oection ihree 9.3U cbuins       For tbe Board of Investigation,
irom tbe South-east corner 01     uuid I J- F. AUMSTKuNG
Quartei  bectlon; thence In a Nortner    6t-My.-19 Chairman.
tl  und      p..in .L'i   wan       Uld
. boundary of tne said Quarter
. ■• tion   .I.',  ili.ins,    tiiciicu      In      a
■ •■ itei .   direMtlon and parallel   wim
' ■ boundary of   tno    suid
tl ■ chains more or
■   1 in   1,..I.uilary  o.  tue
tin nee loliowing   tbe
Mid tary In a   Boutb
tion   10, l'i chain*, theme
IH   tlOO   and   parallel
•  ... mdary ol tne   said
'     1.riH   in'iri' 01
, tbs South i oundary     in    an
on   11.10  chains    mott
ul     coiumcnreiiionl
i       uuu i' or  b'BH  ami
il    a point 18.478
i  ''in boundary   ol
i    juaitrr  Bectlon      and
i  i  Not there bound-
iiy ol tbs ntotennU   Bectlon;   thence
in   I-... '  i.y   direction  and parallel
tbS Skid   Northern   bniiudiiry J.70
ebaloi a a    Southerly dlrK
Hon    and parallel *nu Vu  Eastern
boundary ol tbt said Quartet BKtion
b ilii",   iniiri«  or     b'HH     tn     tbc
•■'.rib rn      limit,   of  the      ruad  allow
itong   tbS Maid   '..iithern      limit
of a Mouth    Wc<t'tly     dlrccllon, 4..i'J
chain''    ! •   a    Northitly   dine
tion and parsfllsl *ith the Westerly
hunt ,.f iho ntd Quarter section u.27
(hulns inure or Icbr to the point of
C0mre<tnc«mra( containliiK three urie»
mors or lees.
Highest   nr nny     bid not  nereesnnly
April
tinders  will  not be considered   unb'is
Sherifl of North-west Kootenay.
renders will be received by the un-
detrsigned ap till and including Thurs-
ay, tbe UOth May next, Ior tbe purchase ol thc following mineral claims
\ hah were forfeited to the Crown at
the  tax   sale  held  at  Kevelstoke      ou
i in- 3rd November, 1913, namely:
"Corbin  und   Kennedy  No.  2," Miu-
ial   I bum,   Lot 2011,  Kootenay    Bis
trict.
'Crystal"  Mineral Claim, Lot 2o:t,
Cootenay DiBtrict.
"Happy Kind'' Mineral Claim,   Lot
OS,   Kootenay  Bistrict.
Any tender (or a less amount than
i'e i:: for any one claim will not    be
considered,
Tenders  must  be  sealed,  and  plain-
v   Indorsed  on  the outside:   "Tenders
Or  Reverted  Mineral  Claims."
ROBT. CORBON,
Assistant Commissioner ol Lands
Court    House,     Revelstoke,    B.   C,
April  15th,  1915. My-15.*
Revt'Moki' Lod<ge
No. lnbS
LOYAL UUDER
OF ,UOO>K
"M<seis every second
and Fourth Tuesday
in  ihe Uelk.ilk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially in-
vited.       Dr. MoLEAN, Die.
II. L. HAUU.Sec
H. W. EDWARDS
Taxidermist.
Bear Rugs Mounted. Kure cleaned
und Dressed.
85 Second St., Revelstoke, B. C.
COLD  RANGE LODGE,  No. ft
KNIGHTS  OF  BYTH1AS
Meets  every    Wednesday  evening
at    S   o'clock,    in  Sedkirli  Hall.
Visiting    brothers    cordially  invited.
R. GORDON, C. C.
NOTICE  OF  CANCELLATION  OF
RESERVE
NOTICE Is hereby given that     the
reeerv*  existing  on Lot 7926,   Koote-
SELKIRK LODGE No.  12
I. 0. 0. F.
Meets every Thursday evening in
Selkirk Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting  liri-ihern  cordially  invited.
R. MILLER, N. (i.
JAMES MATHIE. Secretary.
KOOTENAY  LODGE, No. 18.
A. F. and A. 11.
Regular Meetings are held ln
New Masonic Hall on tbe Fourth
Monday in eacb month at 8 p.m.
Visiting brethren are cordially
welcome.
JOHN LEE,  W.  M.
ROBT. GORDON,  Secretary
HHiSaadaSlHMISHHIllSiH
■ ■
All   changes   ot   advertise- .»,
ments   must  positively     be ■.
handed   Into  this     office by M
Monday evening In order that 3
tbe   change shall  appear  In («*
Wednesday's issue,    and  any g
changes  Intended  for  Satur- M     * ,
day's Issue must be handed in H
not later     than      Thursduy <p|
evening of each week. H
IHHaBHBKffM SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1915.
THE   MAIL-HERALD.REVELSTOKE
PAOB THREW
UOUD POLICY
It's good policy to think of the future
It's si ill better poi icy to provide against
tin' misfortunes it may have in store
for you. The surest way of protecting
yourself and family is a
LIFE INSUKANI E POLICY
with a reliable company. Tbe high
linaii. i.,i standing and Ikiik business
career of the Kootenay Agenoiea
makes it absolutely trustworthy,
Yonr time mav lie near at. band.
Don't delay,   Take oul a policy now.
KOOTENAY AGENCIES. Ltd.
A. V.. Kincaid. Manager,
Mclntyrc's Grocery
1 lome-made Marmalade,
Per jar 25c
We Bepecially recommend
this line
Queen Olives,
per botlle 15c
Hulk Pearline, same
quality, and we give 3
lbs. for 25c
Let us have your order for
Garden   and   Lawn  Seeds
Mclntyrc's Grocery
Lumb
umDermen
It will pay you to make
a call at
F. B. WELLS
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town       Rkvklstokk, B.C.
before buying your outHl
of working clothes for the
bush. I make a specialty
of eLo^Kilig Shoes, Pants.
Sox. Shirts, Blankets, .-md
everything required in your
Imsin SB,
H. V. MORGAN
ACCOUNTANT ami AUDITOR
(eLate with the Kevelstoke
General Agencies.)
Bookkeeping. Typewriting and
all kinds of Clerical Work
Accounts Collected
Prompt Returns
Fire. Life nnd Accident Insurance placed with sound and
111'liabb- companies
Oflice :   McKenzie Avenue
(Next to Com. Telegiaph Office)
Phone 2JW      IP. 0. Box 317
E. G. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
>Ve specialize in
Metallic Ceilings, Corrugated Roofing, Furnace Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work
Work Shop -ConnHiight Ave.
REVELSTOKE      -      -    B.C.
CITY TRANSFER CO.
Baggage Transferred
Distributing AgentBand Storage
GENERAL DRAYING
Furniture and  Piano-moving a
Speciality
Phone 40— 'lid.   Night Phone 'Mil
SW1TZBR Bid is.
J. II. CURTI8
Notes from the cTVlines
The Star mill at Sandon will resume treatment of ore this month.
Tbis summer at Juneau, tbe Alaska-
Juneuu Oold MiniiiK Co., will put in
40 stamps and other  improvements.
Minini; men from Vancouver, Portland, anil Han Francisco, inspected
tho Union men tn Gloucester camp
lately.
Toronto and New York haw formed
a syndicate to test silver and nickel
deposits at Kort Du Lac, away noreb
of Edmonton.
Since the cent was introduced in
Britloh Columbia, u large amount of
ropper is being taken oft the plates
in the gospel mills. MoHt S>jf it curries
a  triuv of nickel and  silver.—Ledge.
A Spokane company will reopen
the old Dominion at Colville, Wash.,
this month. The company Ib said to
bave plenty ol money and will expend
|26',000 in opening and timbering the
WOrkingB, In thsdasl 8U years a million dollars Worth Ol ore has been
bakon out of this nunc. It is a silver-
lead producer,
S. S. Fowler, general munnger for
tbe New Canadian Metul Co., owning
tbe Bluebell lead-silver mine at Ition
del, has returned home Irom a visit
to Ontario.
Frank Madden, one ii the early day
prospectors of Northporl arrived lm t
week from Vernon, li. <'.. and e»
pects to remain In Nort.bpoit some
time, as be says prosperity is "all
shot to pieces" In the Okanagan. He
is now visiting ('bis Kniitson. at Sky-
land ranch near the Last Chance
mine.
The annual report of the Crown
NcBt Milling compuny, shows net
earnings of (203,000 being a decrease
ol $210,000 as compared with VJ13.
The company is stated to have reduced its American loan from (1,0(M>,-
WiO to $300,0CO. The company mined
s71 ,hL1 tons of coal during the year,
as compared with I, li Katies' tons in
1912.
Not only are thc iron and steel industries benefiting trom the work ol
the government and tbe shell committee, hut also the miming industry
of Uritish Columbia. The quantity of
had In shrapnel shells In the aggregate is enormous. The steel, coal and
coke works ure all benefiting by :nis
new industry and'the different ingrei-
ients in the explosives used require
the labor ot a large number of men
to produce.
Toronto mining brokers predict another big boom in tbeir shares in tbe
near future. AM sorts of rumors are
current concerning new stock controls of' various properties and more
capital forthcoming for further development of mining prospects. Time
alone will silt the wheat Irom the
chafl as far aa the truth of these
rumors are concerned. In the meanwhile there is liable to be another so-
called "boom" in mining shares almost any day.
Oiiiflfnica Herald: From vnrio.is
parts of the province reports are
most encouraging for the mining industry. It is stated {.hat in Rossland
district business never looked brighter
since thc early days ol the cump. lt
might iilso<) be said of tbe N'ew Hazelton district that real prospects were
never brighter than at the present
time. The working ot«.the Rocher De-
l.oulc nnd the immense work thnt is
planned will cause a stir on that eide
cf the district. It is a good safe bet
that the silver-lead side will give a
good report of itself this Beason.
Prioes of metal are going up and the
market is much firmer. Everything nt
ires"nt points to nn early revival of
the mining business.
The upraise in the Standard was
put through (rom i to 0 tunnels Sun
day week, and the men on the work
took Monday oil, following tint usual
custom of Inking a duy ofl on tbe
completion of an Important piece of
development.
Tbe amount'of zinc concentrates ul-
reaiiy arranged for to be imported into tbe United States from Australia
is  now  sabl to  total   100,000   tons.  Of
tbis amount the Broken Hill Proprle
tary Co., will ship 74),000 tons, while I
the Sulpbide Corporation is believed I
to be sending cM>,000 tons. The con-
centratcs will enter the United States
through Galveston, New Orleans nnd
Mobile after a trip through the Panama canal.
W. E. Cameron, who until the suspension of operations after the outbreak of war in Europe last summer
bad charge of the several Slocan properties In Slocan district for the
Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.,
is now superintendent at the Rambler-Cariboo silver-lead mine in Mc-
Oulgan basin, which mine wus the
f rst- in the Slocan district at which
important deep-level development
work was done.
Is thcre to he a revival in mining?
Many people think there is. A greut
many more, particularly residents ol
fo prolific a source ol mining prognostication as thc Rossland district
affords hope there ia. The question is
answered in the Engineering and Mining Journal, New York aB follows:
"When speculative persons are making money they are eager to Aake
sporting chances, which often result
in making mines and anyway, pro
duce activity in the mining industry.
We think that now we are just beginning to discern renewed interests in
mining. The temper of our people has
become optimistic."
Vernon is conrtdent the new Bishop
of Kootenay wMl make .that city his
home, temporarily at least.
The Granby mining company is increasing the stafl in the mines at
I'heonix as fast as the mine can be
put in shape and will soon be up to
normal.
Rev. G. H. Snell, of St. Stephen's
church, New- Denver, has been appointed assistant priest in the cathedral at Edmonton nnd will probably leave for that city about the
first of May.
"Rough on Rata" clears out Rats,
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! and 26c at Ding and Country Stores.
It is not a mark of breeding
to write visiting cards . .  . .
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price will not WK<ck
your exchequer. We
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SATURDAY,  MAY   I, 1915.
A SALUTARY LESSON
The appointment by the Dominion
government ol a purchasing commission to take control of the buying ot
all military supplies follows the
Uritish precedent, and is a guarantee
that for tbc future the purchase of
supplies in Canada will be. on a
thoroughly business lite basis.
Tha personnel of the commission inspires respect and confidence. Hon. A.
E. Kemp, the chairman, is a minister
without portfolio in the llorden administration, has hnd wide experience
in commercial life and was president
of the Canadian Manufacturers association. His colleagues are Mr. H.
Laporte of Montreal and Mr. G. F.
Gait. Both are men of the highest reputation and prominent in the commercial life of tbc Dominion. Mr.
Laporte has been mayor of Montreal
and one of the most prominent foes
of corruption in that city and is at
the head of a large commercial undertaking. Mr. Gait is one of the most
successful business men oi tbe west
and a director of the Canadian Bank
of Commerce and of other great linancial  institutions.
On tbe day on  which tbe   appoint
ment     of     the    commission  was an
nounced the news also became public
that Mr. a. Hewitt     Foster,    whose
name  was  associated   with  the     unbusinesslike  methods  by   which horses
were purchased in  Nova  Scotia     lor
the military service,  bad  resigned his
seat as member of the Hous     r C   m
mons, his action  being  the  -1
Sir Robert Bor 1 m's si' rn  >      ;
tion of his connection wltl   tin
chases of horses.
These two episodes are worthj
rote,  for     they    will    ever  be  mile
stones in the course of dian  his
tory.  They stand out In  si
trast tothe precedents ol the L
administr itii n.     Dui ng
■ n I   i    all  In   .kich the La u ier go'
eminent    h I
.-.'•• •       ■■
hers of thi
'.•:.     t did
facilitate      lnvwtlgatloi
Robert Borden baa    done   it did nut
punish the .• tiltj   il A   I
Bteps to prevent irregularities in the
future.  It threw evi rj In tbe
.   ol   ■'. ■ --! Ig •-11<.n,      It      d<
those who were  involved In ai i
and by doing bo encouraged  their recurrence.
Sir Robert Borden's action
fail to have a healthy Influence upon
the public life of Canada. It is too
much to e\pect that, attempts at
rratt will havc been eliminated from
public affairs, but it is now known
that the shield of thc govern meat,
will never protect those guftty of
questionable dealings, that graft is
condemned     and   punished      by      tbe
THE SOLDIERS' VOTE
The opposition of the Liberal press
to the act which permits soldiers on
active service with the Canadian contingents to exercise their franchise in
the event of a general election occurring in Canada before the con-
ilusion of thc war  is significant.
All kinds ol imaginary obstacles to
the recording of soldier's votes are
suggested, but these arguments as to
the extreme difficulty of permitting
soldiers on active service to -vote nre
discounted by the fact that on previous occasions the votes ol soldiers
at thc front have been recorded unite
satisfactorily. New Zealand provided
foil taking a vote of her volunteers on
active service, and what New Zealand accomplished should not be beyond the power of Canada. During
the civil war in the United States the
votes ol troops in the northern army
were polled, and President Abraham
Lincoln was elected in 1864 largely by
the votes of soldiers, some of whom
were actually  in the tiring line.
The real objection on thc part of
the Liberal press to thc plan for allowing Canadian soldiers on active
service to exercise their franchise is
founded, not on any genuine belief
that insuperable impediments to the
recording of the votCB exists, but on
tho conviction that, the majority ol
the Canadian troops will vote lor the
return of the Borden government.
Evidently the Liberal leaders understand that thc soldiers at the front
havc warm appreciation ol the manner in which the Borden government
bas expressed the sentiments ol Canada, and of the efficiency it has displayed in equipping, training and
despatching the Canadian contingents
If the Liberals believed that their
attacks on the government's military
administration had the sympathy of
thos.' most concerned, or if they be-
In veil thai those who are inspired
With the keen patriotism tbat has
induced them to volunteer for active
service would prefer at the present
time a Liberal administration to that
at present In power, they would bc
loud in their demands that the iold
ier Bhould not be deprived of his
franchise, Instead of being, u .it
present, hostile to the measure which
- the Canadian soldier abroad
t     ree.ird  hi-   Vi I       " me   when he
ird  'he right to vote
as  unusually   pree-
road equal to that of last year and
work on thc road construction will
be continued this summer.
A resolution was passed at a public meeting in Toronto protesting
against the holding ol a. general ejection while the war is in progress. The
Toronto resolution contains the very
important statement that the avoiding ol the election "Involves on thc
part ol the opposition a lricndly cooperation in the present crisis." So
long as this friendly oo-opcration was
given there was no justification for a
contest. But never has an administration been shown less consideration or
been more vindictively harassed than
during the session of parliament just
1,assed. The recent attitude ol the
Liberal leaders has altered the situation entirely.
The Review attributes to thc Mail-
Herald tho statement:
"One ol the reasons that graft has
flourished so much in Canada is that
there bas not been enough done by
the party leaders to put it down."
Continuing the Review Bays:
"The M.H. states in one line that
graft has 'flourished' and then in almost the Bame breath Btates that
"there has not been enough done."
We do not mind good pork, but have
no love Ior a hog. Will thc mouthpiece of thc above organ explain thc
meaning of the word "flourish," or
shall  we do it lor him."
The Review should address its remarks not to the Mail Herald but to
a respected leader ol its party, Hon.
Joseph Martin, for tbe sentence on
which it bases its highly logical observations was not originated by the
Mail Herald, but is a Quotation, Irom
an editorial in the Vancouver Evening
Journal, edited by Mr. Martin.
ol Italy is also said to have ordered
considerable Canadian lumber, one
British Columbia company reporting
that it has been asked to Bupply suf-
licicnt material to take care of ItB cut
for soveral months.
MR. OLIVER, I'LEASE EXPLAIN!
Edmonton Journal: Mr. Oliver and
his newspaper try to make it appear
that thcre was nothing wrong iu thc
subscription of $16,000 Bulletin stock
by the Grand Trunk Pacific railway.
This was not always thc answer ol
tho Bulletin to the charge that it
was under obligations to the railway corporation, The stock was sub-
soribed ln 11105. On November 15,
1000, the lollowing appeared on tho
Bulletin editorial page:
'A speaker on Friday evening ventured the foolish suggestion that the
Bulletin is an "organ" Ior the Interests of the Grand Trunk Pacific,
which The Journal was indiscreet
enough to label an exposition of the
"Bulletin's connection with the Grand
Trunk  Pacific."
'The insinuation is, of course, without foundation. The Grand Trunk
Pacilic has no linancial interest in the
Bulletin and never has bad. Neither
haB it any control over tho Bulletin,
direct or indirect, nor inns it ever bad.
Neither has it ever nttempted to influence thc Bulletin's course on any
matter, in any way, shape or lorm,
through any official or any man.'
An explanation of how this statement can be reconciled with the facts
brought out in the recent report will
now be eagerly awaited.
ready for May L.
Freddy Kofls arrived at thc hotel
on Tuesday Irom Moose Jaw. He , reports that town full ot soldiers and
unemployed.
| The management of thc hotel bas
received a letter from R. Webb one of
the boys who left with thc first
contingent. He is In tho trenches
somewhere in France, and says they
shout ijnito friendly across to thc
Germans till somebody shouts, "what
about thc Blucher" and- then they
have to duck. Butler Commie another
of the boys who left with the first
contingent is reported wounded.
' Misses Gertrude Jenison and Nellie
F'umyer arrived on Monday's train
Irom Vancouver.
|    Ernest Read an old     timer arrived
thiB week  and noted the changes.
Tom Shaw thc local agent is back
from the coast.
There Is no city ln the world so
clean  as Glacier.
The trains are now running on tho
summer track giving the passengers a
good  view of the great glacier.
Master Key, in 20' eplBOdcs, another
fine aerial full ol thrills and recklessness. This interesting picture ls said
to be the best yet, and has been playing  to packed  houses on the  coast.
HIGH  SCHOOL REPORT
Division I.
Division II.
Division III.
I      Total
Erlt. P.E.S. P.C.At.
Ui 1>2 97.73
23 1(7' 96.22
10 10 94.53
54 39 96.111
I Division I. wins the Nelson Shield
for the boat percentage ot attendancu
during the month.
i    A man named    DcmpBcy     is in the
Nelson  jail  Ior 00    days, for assault
ing A.W. McCune,  Jr., at New   Denver a couple ot weeks ago.
| T. B. Hall, of Slocan City, is in
the New Denver hospital with an injured spine, thc result of a pile ol
lumber toppling over on him.
AT THE  THEATRES
(In   May  10,    the     Empress theatre
will  start the great serial story, Thc
Ayer's Pills
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Dose, one pill, only one.
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POLITICAL NOTES
It has been definitely announced
that the Hon. W.J. Bowser will be in
Salmon Arm during the firBt two
weeks of May, says the Sulmon Arm
Observer. At that time he will address a public meeting that will in
all probability be held in thc atternoon to enable people Irom outside
points to get in and out by train.
Cranbrook Herald: The prospect ot
Mr. Anstie contesting one Kootenay
constituency and E.A. Watts of Wat-
tsburg lor Cranbrook) the other, has
given rise to somei talk of the British
Columbia lumbermen having decided
it was high time the industry waB
•nor? largely represented at Otttiwa,
hence the appearance ot Messrs. Watts
and \nstie. We fancy, however, the
lumbermen will resent any such im-
peachment.
TOMORROW'S SERVICES
CATHOLIC
St. FranciB chinch, McKenzie Ave.
end Filth street, Pastor, Rev. J. C.
MacKenzie. Sunday services:— Low
Mass at 8 a.m. and High Mass at
19:30 a.m. every Sunday. Sunday
school for the children at 2:80 p.m.,
Benediction and Rosary at 7:30 p.m.,
Confessions Saturday 4 to 6 and 7:30
to 0 p.m. and Sunday morning 7:30
to 8. Weeks days:—Mass every morning at 7 o'clock, Contcssions before
Mass. First Fridays —Mass at H a.
m.: Benediction and Rosary at 7:.'i(l
p.  in
NOTICE:
VOTERS OBJECTED TO BY LIBERAL ASSOCIATION
The Court of Revision for the Provincial Voters' List will be
held in lhe Court House on May 17th, at 10 o'clock.
The Liberal Association has filed objections to the below List of
names and the Conservative Association would request any of the
parties to call at the Conservative Committee Rooms, or write
a letter to the Secretary of the Association and forms will be
provided them to have their names retained on the list. Electors
whose names have been objected to can appear personally before
the Court of Revision and see that their franchise is protected.
ST. PETER'S
Fourth Sunday alter EuBter: S a.m.
Holy Communion; 11 a. m. Matins
and Holy Communion; Evensong 7.30
p. m. Sermons at both services
by the Lord Bishop ol Kootenay. At
both morning and evening prayer,
prayers authorized by the Lord Bishop for war will be said. Sunday
school at 2..10 p.m.
FROM THE SANCTUMS
DEMOCRATIZING THE ARMY
' -       army
il bicb
■'
-   ■   messes.     T The
•   •
'
. •    n    and
ne ol
• •     '
'  .Ic    lr,       the
• ■
ing      men      ol the
Me- ' has ■ '. thi       el
Ideratum
■ ell aa senioi      '   ■ igulai
: irees 'he   ■
J irily   more   cons    I
ed,  but even I,ere tb" democrat
ces   it ■<■ .rk    within     tine
hrlngln r „ien nf merit.     The
Under for     War tviM  the
British parliament a few days ago
that there had ni"1!! 1,546 promotions
from t.he ranks t., commissions ilnce
the war began.  As the men ol family
and position who formerly officered
the army go down '.ne l,y one, serving their country With levotlon, the
ild traditions will be more and    more
thrust Into ths background,
Tho Review's statement that    "the
•vork  on  the auto road   up  Mt.   Revel
stoke will  not likely  be continued this
year"   is   inr.orrert.       Mr.   R.F.   Creen
las  been successful  in securing an appropriation for the extension   of   the
ALL THINGS  Tii   ALL MEN
-..,  Province and Standard: Ex-
trad   from  "Laurier  Luck"   pamphlet
•   :  I.v    the Liberals     as
L<gn  "litrachoor
•With  Laurier  it was just the other
I   was  in   Moose .law  whan  he
•   • .ere in  the summer of  1910     on
•     ll   tottl   "f the  west.      That
di ought  year. It hadn't  rained
Mot e-e  Jaw was   so
nry that with     every     breath     your
-  lined  with dust.      And at
ock,     just     before tbe meeting
•   rained    It   seems this     ex-
• ime after time
But  when  be  went to
the   rainiest    pla' >■     in
■
Big  ''h e(  Rain
,n th'   i- I      and   Big
■Hnef Heap M n I   Sunshine In thi
.   it     in Ontario,
in   >Qtiebe<     In,; ■ ere.
LCM1 TOR Hitrri   ii
■ OLUMBIA
■i.i ia BesldeM
lers which
• mutate busl
da,   and  to
small      tent in I •• provln<cea,
i       [ratifying I I   ren the
,r British '' ilumbta
• '   :.'.   '-.ie  i'ii   order*.      Ke
■ tr, the ejtatement of a British
li C    nullrne.n   have      11 m
asked eeii id   tor      live
million    feet    of    hiail,er    to  he   UHeil     in
Kiting    100,000   tWO loom   bou i"s
in Prance   Tbe in.unci are to be built
at • ivei nine at ■■ IpeniS for the peo
I le who have lost, their bouses and
oth'i   property  in  the  war       Tills will
mean thai upwards of 15,400,000   will
be placed in circulation in tho coast
province, which should aid materially
in dispelling the depression which bus
existed since the win put g temporary
stop   to   building  operations   through
out western Canada, The government
METHODTST CHOROH
Public Sei ./ice will be held on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. to
which tbe stranger and man from
home is always welcome. At 2.30
Sunday School and Bible Classes.
Epworth League for young people, on
Monday at 8 p.m. Prayer Meeting,
Wednesday, at 8 p.m. Choir practice,
Friday, at 8 p.m.
In the morning    and evening     Mr.
Enos  Bacon  will  give a song sermon.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
In the Presbyterian church on Sunday, Rev. J.W. Stevenson will preach
taking as his text in the morning,
"A Strong Defence," and in the
evening, "What They Say." On Tuesday afternoon thc Ladies Aid, will
meet at 3.30, and on TueBday evening the Y.P.S. will meet when limelight views of Formosa wAl be
shown and an address given. All are
cordially invited.
Preparing for Opening
i      of Glacier Hotel
i Special  to  the Mail-Herald)
Glacier,    li.   <'.,     April 80.—Harry
Harding      was      down   to  Gamble  on
lay.
The      Misses   l».   and   A.   Hoilenback
arrived at the hotel on Sunday from
'l.e Mast.
Alex Rankins severed his connection
a Ui the local bank this week, to
take up the duties us night clerk at
the hotel,
Gus Gold spent Hie week end at
1'.' velstoke.
W. Broadfoot went to Bear Creek
on   Sunday.
Thl Lil' at tbe lintel is tilling up
ready for tlie opening on the first ot
the   month.
Scotty McOrath is expected on
Sunday.
\ii    McMann, superintendent ot the
Canadian Pacific railway hotels spent
Wednesday   at  the   local  hotel.
Mr. Clarke lias a line row ot
crocuses in full bloom round the
lawn.
Alex. Rankin, Matheson, Blair and
Montgomery went to a social at
Roger's   I'ass on   Monday   night.
Mrs. Wales has been busy superintending thc preparations for tbe
opening  of the hotel  and reports   all
Barker, Ronald W.; Policeman, Revel-
i    Btoke.
Barker, John; School Teacher, Revel-
|    stoke.
Barnes, Henry; Car Repairer, Revel-
I    stoke. ■—
Barraclough, Earl; Laundryman, Revelstoke.
BatchUlor, William E.; Restaurant
Proprietor, Revelstoke.
Blair, William, Butcher, Revelstoke
Braganola, Augusto. Boilermaker'b
helper, RevclstoKe.
Brand, David Winton, Machinist, Re-
|    velstoke.
Brophy, Martin J.; Bridgeman, Re-
i    velstoke.
Bryant,  Sam  L.;  Agent, RevelBtoke
Buchanan,  John;  Miner,  Revelstoke
Buck, Walter Mauspeld; Clerk, Revelstoke.
Cameron, William S.; Painter, Revel-
|    stoke.
Campbell, Walter E.; Rancher, Revelstoke.
Campbell, Walter E.; Farmer, 21
'   Mile Board.
Cash, Wallter G.; Brakeman, Revel-
|   stoke.
Cristtano, Guiseppe; C.P.R. Helper,
1    Revelstoke
dimming, W.; Brakeman, Revelstoke
Davies, William; rndgeman.e, Revelstoke.
Davis, James; Fireman, Glacier.
Eskridge, Grover; Brakeman, Revelstoke.
Evans, George A.; Bartender, Revelstoke.
Evans, Tom Edward; Walter,  Glacier
Fairfield, Joseph J.', Filer, Revelstoke
l Fairfield,  Victor; Filer, Comaplix.
Foogood, Charles, Butcher, Glacier.
Forde, John P.; Civil Engineer, Revelstoke.
Fraser, Duncan H.; Sawyer, Comaplix
Fraser,  James, Woodman, Beaton.
Eraser,  William;  Baker Glacier.
Fritz,  Frank H.; Painter, Revelstoke.
Ganzini, Richard; Laborer, Revdlstolte
Gar van, Adam, Trapper, Revelstoke.
Giflord, I'ercy; Waiter, Glacier.
Giflord, I'ercy F.; Physical Director,
Revelstoke.
Gilchrist, William; Butcher, Arrow-
head.
Gillis, Alexander J.; Bridgeman, Revelstoke.
Glguere, Joseph A.; Operator, Revelstoke.
Coodfellow, Stewart; Clerk, RevelBtoke.
Gorofalo, Santo. Helper, Revelstoke.
Grant, Coorgc; MachiniBt, Glacier.
Green, William; Lumberman, Revelstoke.
Harris, Reg. W. I).; Engineer, Revelstoke.
Harvey, Charles; Carpenter, Revelstoke.
Hammond, Lnnson H.; Lumberman,
li Mile Camp.
H11 man, Charles, Teamster, RevelBtoke.
J ard Ine, John F.; Carpenter, Glacier
Johnson, Joseph K.; Publisher, Revelstoke.
Johnston Robert E., Laborer, Beaton
Jones, W.  J.; Brakeman, Revelstoke.
Kerrigan, Martin; Bartender, Revelstoke.
Kirkpatrick, Robert A.; Engmeer, Revelstoke.
Kohne, Joseph C; Trapper, Camborne
Loader, Thomas Henry; Draugbtman,
Glacier.
Logan, Chipman, Ln(borer, Kevelstoke.
Luughead, George E.; Plumber, Ra-
velBtoke.
Lee, Arthur; Laborer, Revelatoke.
Maclsaac, Archie; Trainman, ' Revelstoke.
MacDonald, John; Bridgeman, RevelBtoke.
MacDonald, John Malcolm; Bridge-
man, Revelstoke.
MacDearmld, Garfield; Brldgeman.
Revelstoke.
.Maiiowii, John; Machinist, Glacier.
Millar, G<x>rge; Trapper, Camborne
Miller, Henry, Teamster Revelstoke.
Morriscy, Joseph W.; Uridgeman,
Revelstoke.
Monteleone, James; Laborer, Revelstoke.
McBeth, Malcolm; Teamster, Arrowhead.
McDonald, Alexander H.; Purser, Arrowhead.
McDonald,  John;  Watchman, Glacier.
McDonald, John C; Bridgcinun, Revelstoke.
McEuchcrn, Wm. Joseph, Bridgeman,
Revelstoke.
McGilllvray, Hugh J.; Bridgeman,
Revelatoke
Mcintosh, Walter J.; Laborer, Revelstoke.
Mclsaac, Michael, Trainman, Revelstoke.
Nicholls, Frank Albert: Clerk, Beaton
North, William; Boilermaker, Revelstoke.
Ogilvie, William, Railroadman, R»
velstoke.
Paterson, James; Bridgeman, Revelstoke.
Patterson, Keith; Bookkeeper, Revelstoke.
Patterson, R.A.; School teacher, Revelstoke.
Pearson, Allred J.; Photographer, Revelstoke.
Plover, George; Brldgeman, Hevel-
stoke.
Pooly, Thomas; Twmster, Revelstoke
Sanservino, John; Laborer, Revelstoke.
Saviano, Emlllano, Laborer, Revelstoke.
Scruton, Ralph G.; Journalist, ReveJ-
stoke.
Scruton, Jess;  Journalist, Revelstoke
Smith, Robert T.; Machinist, RevelBtoke.
Smythe Duncomble R., Soda-waterman, Revelstoke.
Sneddon, James; Boilermaker, Revelstoke.
Steed, Hugh, Laborer, Revelstoke.
Turnbull, Thomas; Timekeeper, Glacier.
Turner, Francis B.; Bookkeeper, Com-
I   aplix.
Webb, Albert; Engineer, Glacier.
Westby, Nile N.; Planerman, Revel-
I   stoke.
Willis, Edward V.; Mall Clerk, Ar-
'    rowhead.
Voung, William O.J Caretaker, Revelstoke. SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1915.
THE   MAIL-HERALD, REVELSTOKE
PAGB FlYlt
PROVINCE HAS
GOOD EXHIBIT
Outline of Work at San Francisco Fair to Advertise
British Columbia
While the many visitors to the
Panama-Pacific exposition are loud in
their praises of the British Columbia
exhibits in the Canadian Pacilic railway building, very little of an official
nature has been received from San
Francisco regarding tho success and
■efficiency Ol the display. In response
to a request made several dayB ago,
W.E. Scott, deputy minister of agri-'
culture, luiB received from Mr. Perry,
the otlicial correspondent, an interesting communication dealing with the
mattei   in a comprehensive manner.
According to Mr. Perry, British Columbia's exhibit will be prominently
featured in moving pictures. A week
ago the lirst run of films of the dedication ot the Canadian building and
the Canadian Pacific railway pavilion
were shown in tbe lecture room of
the latter building. W.A. Lang, British Columbia's exhibition commissioner, presenting and explaining
them to a large audience.
Later thee tlltns, together with
otheis of the Panama Pacific exposition, will be sent all over the continent by the exhibition management,
as many as io duplicates being sent
cut to advertise the attractions of
the exposition. Some interior views
of the British Columbia government's
exhibits uud those of the Canadian
Pacifio railway will bc added to the
fclms.
Day hy day the interest in British
Columbia and western Canada keeps
up, us evidenced by the large numbers
who visit the lecture rooms and spend
< n hour or so seeing the views on the
screen, portraying every phase ol the
resources of the province and of the
west. British Columbia's representatives share the use of this lecture hall
with the Canadian Pacitic railway ol-
ticialB, and the reels ol thc tilm pictures are so alternated and dovetailed together as to make a whole afternoon's entertainment, whAe casual
visitors are not debarred Irom stepping in to see a portion ot the views
presented. It is worth mentioning
that this lecture hall, of which the
province has secured the use, is the
l>est in the entire grounds of thc
Panama-Pacific exposition without exception. Generous space on the main
floors of the Canadian Pacitic railway pavilion has been given to thc
British Columbia exhibits, and dls-
liays of Iruit, canned salmon and
minerals supplement thc pictured representations of the wealth and resources of the province. Many band-
Borae illuminuted views illustrate attractive spots in various parts ot
British Columbia.
The lumbering industry Is most impressively described in reels ot pictures which show the various operations ot cutting down thc huge trees,
logging by donkey engine and other
.methods, a logging railway, etc. One
ol the films gives BOine viewB ol the
Fraser mills, and ol the loading of a
lumber vessel, tbe first curgo which
went by way ot the Panama Canal.
Birch logs, iu the natural state,
I roucht from BritiBh Columbia, form
one of the leading features ot the interior decoration schemes of the
whole pavilion.
The display of bottled fruits of all
varieties grown in British Columbia,
and the tresh fruit display, at present confined to apples, is most el-
iectivily arranged, occupying alUOSt
all the space in one end ol tho building. Pyramids ol canned salmon nre
arranged near the door, while other
•displays ot wcil-known salmon brands
.ire set nt other points.
Thc mineral display trom lending
mines ol British Columbia is shown
ju splendid glass cases, while a collection from Trail smelter shows the
values In gold, silver nnd lead recovered In the process of reducing the
cres.
A large space is given to thc collection of stuffed animals, and so excellently nnd effectively has thiB portion been designed tbat it Is well
•worth the spart. There are many tine
specimens in the collection, and the
scene built to n present a mountain
glon bIiows them ofl well. Much inter-
vet is arouse.I by this exhibit, and
mnny comments are mnde on the
monster si/e nt the grizzlies and other bears. A number of mounted
bends, magnificent specimens, , arc
bung on the walls above.
Electric lighting Is freely used ln
heightening the effects in various lea-
turcs ol the exhibits, and thft entire
wall spare in the lecture ball is ,i
series of illuminations showing western and mountain scenes, also forest
views, fruit and farm scunies. while
■ nany grnln and grass exhibits are
mounted and similarly lighted.
Soisqua Man Was Shot
in Self-Defence
On Saturday night last a shooting
atfray took place at Sicamous Junction which resulted in the death ot
Mike Ohvo, a Flnlander, who haB a
homestead between SiAsquu and
Bowie.
It appears, says the Salmon Arm
Observer, that Ohvo and a compatriot of his were riding on the brake-
beams of the dining car attached to
tha west bound truin. On the arrival
of that train at thc Junction tbe
brakesmen notified Constable*; Greenwood of the provincial police, ol the
two men being under the dining car. j
Constable Greenwood thereupon in- '
formed Constable Huntington of the
Canadian Pacific railway of this tact,
and a search was made.
Upon the men being discovered, Con-
t-table Huntington called upon them
to come out towards him but instead
of doing so, they got out on the op- '
1 osite side of the train and Mike was
promptly arrested by Constable
Greenwood. The other man, Being
Mike in the hands of the constable,
immediately ran westward as fust as
he could and is still at large. Con- I
stable Greenwood called upon him to
Btop but as this wns of no avail be
fired a warning shot into the air. Im- '
mediately after thiB Mike succeeded in
getting away from the constable. He
was also called upon to stop, hut instead of doing so turned half rcund
and in a stooping position shot at
Constable Greenwood with a targe
38 calibre Colt (which he had Strapped in front of him) but the bullet
however, missed its mark. In self defence Constable Greenwood at once
fired at Mike and shot  him  dead.
On first viewing the body Constable ]
Greenwood thought he had captured
one of the thugs who ki'.led policeman Newington in Vane mver a few
days ago but on closer examination
he enme to the conclusion that Mike
Ohvo was thc man who shot at him
about a year ago. Besides the large
revolver there was tound upon the
person of thc deceased two loaded
clips and enough provisions to lust a
man two days.
The R.M.R. stationed at Sicamous
Junction were placed to guard both
c\its and a close search was mndfl of
the yards to find the other man but
no trace of him could be found. The
only description ol him which, so tar.
can be furnished is that he is tall and
at thc time was wearing a grey suit
and soft felt hat. Inspector Winn of
the provincial police and Chief Constable Fernie oi Kamloops were soon
on the ground as also was Dr. A.K.
CUinolly ol Salmon Arm, the coroner
for thc diRtrict.
At the inquest, which was held on
Monday, the jury brought in the following verdict: "That Mike Ohvo met
his death by a shot from the revolver
of Constahle Grsenwood acting in
self defence. We arc nevertheless ot
the opinion that Constable Greenwood was perhaps a little hasty in '
tiring his first shot. He had hold of
the said Mike Ohvo and it does not
appear to have been essential that
the man who was. running away
should have been caught. We would
like to add the idea that it would be
in the interests ol justice and greatly assist the police if tradesmen
would write the names of purchaser.'
on their bills of goods when making
out the same."
Th s latter recommendation was
brought about by the fact that the
deceased had in his pocket a bill of
the Safe Limited of Salmon Arm, but
his name was not written thereon. It
should be further stated that there
were two gun wounds rn the lezs of
thc deceased and it is understood
that he was secretary ol a socialist
crgnniz.ition, R.W. Bruhn, of Salmon
Arm was one of the persons who
identified the body as being that of
Mike Ohvo. The bo.'v was taken to
the indertaklmr DeW'nr* o' Messrs.
Ruth, Warren &. Carroll, Ltd., Salmon  Arm. and bnr'ed on Tuesday.
FOREIGN EGGS
TO BE MARKED
New   Customs   Regulation —
Aimed at Marketing of
Chinese Eggs
Hon. Martin Bnrrell, minister ol
agriculture, has telegraphed to the
provincial department of agriculture
that a customs regulation will immediately go into force requiring tbe
marking of country of origin on
packages containing eggs.
I This notification means that the
persistent el'.orts ot the Provincial
Poultry association and its '.Vi local
affiliations, demanding an Egg Marks
act, has been partly . successful and
the regulation passed is expected to
I l.e of great assistance to the growing
industry of egg production in this
province,
The legislation sought was primarily directed agninst thc marketing ot
Chinese eggs as province.1, fresh eggs
and the regulation will have tho el-
lect not only ot preventing eggs trom
the Orient being loistcd on the public
as the product ol British Columbia,
but, in the ^opinion of poultry men
and egg-dealers, practically will cut
ofl all importations of Chinese eggs
.into this province.
Chinese eggs by the million have
leen brought to the Pacific coast,
and this has led to a very strong
agitation on the part of poultrymen
all the way down the coast to California. It is declared that while in
jirevious years vcry considerable
quantities ha.e been imported here
the egg supplies of the coast cities
this year have been almost mainl) the
result of local production.
There has been a very considerable
increase in production and although
a great many of thc poultry keepers
ieduced their Hocks because of the
high price of feed and the low market
prices it does not seem to have had
much elfect until perhaps recently
when some shipments of eggs have
been received from Alberta. But in
tbe past the province relied to quite
a large extent on supplies from California, Oregon and Washington, and
they too will have to face the regulation calling tor the indication of the
country of origin so that they will
not have much success in inducing thc
consumers in British Columbia to re
gard their eggs as "strictly new
laid."
With its mild climate the lower
mainland is unexcelled as an egg-
producing country, and in the last
two or three years especially egg production has increased tremendously.
Many people have taken advantage ol
the low prices for fresh eggs to preserve them iu large quantities,
quantities are reported to have
into cold storage.
and
gone
Mines in Slocan
District are Active
There exists a healthy activity in
mining in the Slocan district. A
number of new properties and prospects are being worked.
R. Gumming has started work on
a lower tunnel of the Mercury, Payne
mountain.
The Star mill at Sandon will be
i-tarted before the end of this month,
and the force at the mine increaeed.
W. R. WiU has returned from thc
east and has commenced work on the
Capella group, Goat mountain.
Thc ledge has again been picked up
in the lower tunnel of the Echo. The
break in the vein was about 30 feet.
Work waB started last week on tbe
Wakefield with J. R. Thompson in
charge. The property was purchased
last year by  a Silverton syndicate.
The test sme'ter being built at the
Standard mill to try the French zinc
separation process, will likely be tried
out belore the end ol the month.
John Nymaiti and O. S. Johnson are
' drifting on tbe vein on their lease  of
9ived  the  AdmlMlcn  Money. n part ot the Molly Hughes property.
Ruth came home trom h<er diet rlstt   So far they have taken out 20    sacks
to Sunday  school, carrying a small  ,,t high grade ore.
sack of candy. The Slocan Star mill at Sandon   is
!5£ *?}?L\ TvfV^,.70!?!4 i!5  nb0,lt re»dy to resume operations.
The upraise In the Standard between thc Nos. 7 and 6 levels has
been completed.
A damper is being put on thc export
o' zinc and zinc-silver ores hy smelters across the line commencing to
limit the amount they are willing to
receive. The crowding of smelters to
their capacity hy shippers ls said to
be the cause of this.
candyr asked the family, who hei
gathered to hear her experience
Both looked np in •nrnrlaw.
-I bought lt with tbe nickel yon gave
me," sh* Mid. The minister met me
at the door and got ne tn for not*
Ug."—Ladl.ee' Home Journal.
muee«
A Matter ef Pdloy.
-Hon-ety le the beat poller,'
fhe business man.
Tve never beard of that company,"
began the Insurance man, who hf4
been sparring for an opening. Tmt,
now, I've got a policy heeV- tal
hie victim had fled.—Buffalo Express.
BtraWfilea' Bluerfert
Te, what U It thr ceil a erttegkal
errorr
Thafs th« kind of error ronr **-
ther mak<ee, my boy, when yenr motk-
•r la giving ■ pnttf naa he forgets te
•ntr the house by the beck doofc"^-
Birmingham Age-Herald.
neces se
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IN IIEART OF CITT
HOTEL SAVOY
SEATTLE
"Twelve Storittof Solid Comfort"
A bv lutrly fireproof • roniTflfi.
■tfcl "And marble. EnUrtfteii lobby.
Wlh ettrill—fineM. on Cast.
$1 per Hijr sp
I  r day up
EUROPEAN PL'
With Balhi
C. B. HUME & CO, LTD.
Revelstoke's Departmental Store
FAMILY SHOE
OUTFITTERS
We Aim to Clve Maximum
Wear at a  Minimum Prtoe
DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT
300 yards DOLLY VARDEN CREPE in neat
sprig and floral designs 25c and 35c values
on sale at 15c
300 Fine SPRING BLOUSES in this week's
Sale. It will be easy for you to purchase 3 or 4 and over. Blouse is this
Spring's make and style $1.35,1.90,2.90
Ladies' and Misses' Spring Needle-knit
VESTS and DRAWERS. Nice, coo!,
Spring goods; pure white, all sizes and
different styles at, each 15c
Ladies' VESTS and DRAWERS, all sizes,
up to the largest. Some short sleeve,
some no sleeve at 25c
SILK PETTICOATS reduced. All go at
one price now. Satins, Messalines,
Silks. Some pleats, some plain and a
good variety of the opening colors at
 - -.-  $3.90
A biy used to be treated as a"clothes waif"
just to wear any old thing but is
easy to see that someone was thinking
of nice clothes for small boys when
these fine WASH SUITS were made.
We have them at  $1.35, 1.90, 2.90
Ladies' VESTS, DRAWERS and COMBINATIONS.   Nice, new goods, pure white, several
styles of knit, short and no sleeve styles.   3 for $1 or each, 35c
Men's Furnishing and Shoe Dep't
,r
Giant Suit Sale
All our Suits must bs cleared out.    One hundred
and seventy-five first-class Suits at prices which
must attract you.   Note these:
50 first-class Suits in Tweeds and Worsteds.   Not one of them
bat is worth three tim:s the money.    Sale price, per Suit
$6.00
3j LOT NO.2-75 Suits
Comprising Suits from $18.00
to $25.00   Tweeds and Worsteds.     First-class goods  at
the lowest prices.   Per Suit
LOT NO. 3-50 Suits
The best we have in thejstore.
Newest  models and [cloths.
Sale price, per Suit
$12.00
$17.50
it
Grocery and Crockery Department
Fresh Stock of Pickles Just Arrived
CROSSE & BLACKWELLS Chow-chow,
Mixed, Gherkins, White Onions and Walnut jn pint bottles; Chow-chow, Mixed and
Walnuts in quart bottles.
Crosse & Blackwell Chutney, quart
bottles, 65c: pint bottles, 35c; 4-pint bottles. 25c.
HEINZ' Sweet Mixed, Sweet Gherkins,
Chow-chow, Mixed, sour, and Gherkins,
sour, in pint bottles. Heinz' Sweet Gherkins in bulk sold in the pint or quart.
STEVENS' Pickles, pt. and qt bottles,
sour. HAMBLIN & BRERETON Sweet
Gherkins, pint bottles. Pin Money, Mellon Manga and Sweet Mixed Pickles.
Pickled Beets.
DOM, SEN & Co. Mangol .^Sweet Sliced
Chutney; quart bottles, 75c; pint bottles,
40c.
WATCH OUR WINDOW FOR BREAKFAST FOODS
Specials for Friday and Saturday
3 lbs. Ceylon Tea _  $1.00 3 lbs. Fresh-ground Coffee  $1.00
Laurentia Cream and Milk, a tin      10c Schilling's Baking Powder, 12-oz. tins 25c
Nabob Baking Powder, 12-oz. tins 15c ojt'AV.F. HIX
THE MAIL-HERALD   REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY, MAY 1; 1915.
GREAT BRITAIN'S
WAR SECRET
Engine of  Destruction  Which
Has Never Been  Used—
Now a Century Old
Oreat uritniu has In reserve a
weapon ol war hIu- has not yet dared
to use. In mllltarj circles it is spok.
en df In whispers as "Dundonald's
DeeStroyer," A recenl article lias revived interest In this almost lorget-
ten terror, although it Lb mentioned
m the encyclopaedias, which, however
give no bint us to its nature,    They
■could not, Ior    the   s et has been
guarded as no such Becrcl has ever
belore been kept,
The fact  that  England    has     this
weapon  In reserve in n   dream,     no
bugaboo; it    is     att ested by  offlc •
documents ami tbe oil c al reports ol
committees ol experts
What is this ext r 101 Unary weapon '
<.'iily a lew   highly     placed     persons
know. Only  u  lew havi    ev n   h       n
"Ihey iiu noi  tell; thej   hav • not     I I;
the reason lor their i ie n ■ ■ being 11
horror ol it.
((reat Britain w is on the point ol
uatng it. against Napoleon and again
»n  the I'll an  War,  but In each case
ber rulers drew hack shuddering and
refused to "shock humanity," lint,
if the worst should come t-. the
worst, sin' may draw it from itr cen
tnry-old biding place, and the most
ghastly horrors yel knowi In war-
tare will Beem humane In comparison with the effects ol "his engine nf
destruction.
Too Inhuman,
It whs Invented by Thomas Cochrane, tenth Earl ol D mdonald, an
extraordinary men who bad nn ex
traordlnary career, lie ottered it tn
the lint ish government, whlc twice
appointed a committee t" pass t.pon
it.      He disclose.I   his  secret    to  'hem
nnd claimed for it tin* It was "the
Infallible means of .- iring at one
blow   mir  maritime  superiority      and
cf thereafter maintaining it In perpetuity—ol at once c " a nclng and
terminating a war by c nclusive
victory." And again,\that "no power
en earth could Btand gainst its at
tucks."
Thc  committee  reported  tbat      bis
ciaims were not exaggerated, thai bis
device   was Irresistible and  Inlal  b
cither! on land or sea, This'much was
indubitable and     absolutely  certain.
But they urged thi    ll   be i ol  adopl
td.  It was  too i"'a ienl, toi
tive;  its devastation  would I •■     i to
inhuman.
The tirst of these committees, ap
1'ointeil in 1811, was •■• posed il the
I»uke  of   York,   second   BOI      '   ' ■
HI.,     Commander in I 'hlef     "f     t  ■
«rmy, chairman;  Admil      Lord Keith
,  Admiral  I.or.I   Exmoul      twi
icoBt  experienced  men ivy,
and the   two   Con
tbe Ordnance    de>J a) I      Ol
Whom,  Sir William,   ff
of many valuable military ai
trial   appliances.       A
snd althoritatlvi co       ■■ ■ ,
have heen found
Threatened  n.i-,
In spite   i.f   their    n	
tbat Dundonald's In e
h' ■ ret, th" British  _i'%
French at 'I'e .        Dui
ti   consent     to     this.
i
OU    the   _•!"■.:
would reveal th"  -
I to thi I
00 .ritra-s  t'. make  us
1 --"..ir.'!.
In order I
1 rwevei.  D n don !d offi
■
i )■ '
-lien ef       EH! '
I • 1 .
t    ■   : ■
cot bi
. ;   :n   li I". • i
•
l". ••■■■     t
de\
t ,: ■ i I
■I  ;•• ■ ' milit iry    s
seemed    '   yean  , reviously. The
mitt." reported     In      fanuarj
tbat then   ■   - »:
doubt thai  i t.      -»onid
not merely defeat, bul     ■   ill ■■    de
i-troy, annihll
istenre, nny    |     | | ag-iinnf
which  it might '     ■ '   i    B
was too awful '
its firm appli' reveal   h
simple secret I I •
During the
Behastopol and seemc
pregnable,   Dundee  Id ofl .
due* them in oni   h rhe British
government  beslts
rtlflciiBBint- the matter with   tht
•rentor when the wnr ended,
Would find   Ml War
Dtlndomild  died   In MOO,  His    i lans
are still  in  thf- nrrtiivs irt th»
tsh Wnr .office—at lenst  there no
treason to suppoK     th"y  bav I  ■
destroyed—uud it is possible that,
Bhould the war take a turn disastrous
to Oreat britaiu, they may bc
brought out and made the flnul weapon in an Armageddon, ThiB would
end the war, and It would end not
merely this war but all wur for all
time; as with all t.he world lu possession "f i device with which arm
les ami fleets and fortresses could be
anlhilated in in b ur, a device so
simple that any on seeing it once
could put it int.. p notice, no nation
would over dure to make war. War
on such teruiH would mean annihilation i"' . Id' il ::• * ill as for van
I'liiished.
Ths E, rl i i IMii.il laid, inventor of
(his destroyer, wns o most cxtra-
ordl mr        , i -     is born in  177"
and   v. iptulll   in  the  navy      by
I -en i ■ a .n turn ■ fi c blmBSlf by
hi      , cxpl     i In sea  Bghting;
i. 'i   he    ,        si id ' ■   his   superiors
i ' to'serious ti ouble througb
i i mem.   -i ueul.Mi ■ He  maiK'   a
i        i'ii m iugh his    ex
I .. 'ii ■ ibtl   . -      ,   the navy.       an.l
■. Iii o       ; i   ■ a     •     too   unpleasant
lor hnie       E . land   ie vent to South
iincricn    • hern  hi •     military  genius
materially aided | ■ throw     ofl
the yol pain
I I e.i not    le.'"':   •' - in. • IIS       as       all
nd a.ia: Dundonuld would have been
lamoni - i si lent iat, for his Inven-
I \        ni ny   i al practical. These
n. luded i lump for burning oil of
I ir, new nethods of excavation and
i ning ' 'nn engines for mefrine use,
and rue n rew propeller, which he
p itenl U In  I.B43.
..it An Explosive,
II iviill   b "'i   [rom this that  Dun-
donald was a'n Inv rati r whose devices hud to be taken seriously.     He
' v. is in, dreamer,>.but a practical hard-
i aded Scotchman Ai..l it is unimaginable that two such expert committees ,- those thai investigated bis
destructive device could have heen
hoodwinked or   leceived.
The more one delves into the story
i.i this extraordinary invention     the
more mysterious does   it seem. It is
i isler to say  what it, was not thun to
.imagine    what if     vas. •   Tbe known
[acts about it are that it   could     be
used on  ■•ither     land or sea,  against
i ivies,  armies or'fortresses;  it     wus
mple that   it could he used     by
i nskiii"ii people, it was so obvious In
Its application and  operation     that
anj    a ■ -' eing     It    us id once would
I ill about     It and     he able to
\.\ Icld it.
military  invention  made
i indon ild's day   fullills    all     these
• .ii lilions.
ii could not   have   been an airship
'•I any    .,    .  :  suggested.     It could
i. i bave, h" n a sul murine boat or a
lo.  NeithtM  i ould it hare
u   noi  .ui "xi loslve.
i:.    i the  irticle
■ •: if lt    was      "some
•   ' . al .1,--
»i'"P such*as has never heen  bil
charge, It is not iutonded to scatter its contents too widely. Thut
would attenuate them und their effect
would be less deadly. Tho bursting
charge is enough to cruck open the
shell und scatter its contents over a
smull area. The molten metal pets on
fire everything with which it comes
in contact; the gas makes everybody
for many yards around fall dead', und
those over u still wider urea nre
temporarily paralyzed. Consequently
no one can come to put out tbe Ore
Stinted  by  the  hell-hot  metal.
Such a bomb dropped on thc deck
of a battleship would mukc a hole
light through her. the molten metal
running down and into the seu. And
her crew would drop at their places-
corpses,
A few BUCh h'Hiihs hurled Into a
I irtress would produce the silence ot
death. A ball of such bombs upon a
city   would   turn   it into   a   charnel
house  in  an  hour.
Lord Dundonnld'B invention, now
locked up in tho Uritish war oilier.
was not     a    tbormlt-prussic-aold-gaB
I oinh,  but   it serins as if it  must have
been something of a like nature.
Tho question now is: Will Great
Britain dare to shock humanity by
1 ringing this hellish device out to
the light and using it to annihilate
her enemy and so forever put nn end
to war"—  N'ew  Vork  World.
REVELSTOKE RETAIL
PRODUCE MARKET
FRUITS
urape Iruit,   Cal.  10c;  Flor.  15c.
BanunaB,  per doz IO51 .50
Lemons,  per doz 25
ipples, new, 4 to (itbs. .25
Oranges, navel,    from  25 to .i"
Navel Oranges,        00
Figs, cooking, 2IbB. for .25
Dates,  Hallowi,       2   tbs.  for .25
Pates, Fard, 2tfcs. for ... .35
Dates, Dromedary,  pkg.  .15, 2 for .25
Walnuts, California, per lb 35
Walnuts, Grenoble,  25
I'ecnns, per lb  .35
Filberts, per lb  .25
'Almonds, per lb 25
Br.'uflls, per lb 25
MEATS
Fresh killed beef, retail .01®.27)
'Pork, retail   13(u  .22
i dutton,  retail        12i@ .25
Veal, retail       13JQ .27
Hums, retnil  2.">@ .3n
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The Losing Side of the cTHail
Order Trading
Farmer Tells How by Sending Away for His Goods the
Value of His Farm Depreciated $5,600 in Nine Years
Because He and Others Were Not Alive to the Necessity
of Building Up the Home Town.
A CERTAIN farmer in Iowa   haB
red     that     the benefits
which apjiear on the surface   as
tn     tbe      mail order plan
etimes   spell     disaster   and   has
'en  a  very  interesting story      of
1 <  in a     certain  farm  paper.
■ part of his story:
We   farrneraneedawakeningt.il   the
unmlstakalbly reach
lod  where we must     think
e.i-.    I am     m: of  fee rilow     farmers that bail    te. be Shown, and     I
.•      ■ : Brtsncs     tbat
others may profit, for knowl<sdRO     ls
tm   than ten    years
Twenty nine yars ago I began
my farm career I bad an old team
and to 'i rfurniture was mostly
home n ide chairs, cipbonrd and
lounge  made from    dry i'ooiIs botes,
neatly aovesred with ten erol cretonne
iy my ?irl wife     We  rented Mighty
M Hfiine a tioy of good bablts I
Jl riceyled machinery and gro
re ■ ieei of our bnmr, merchants on
credit, until fnii crops were sold. The
first, ynar was a wet aeasori and I did
not make tnongh to pay creditors. 1
wnt to each on date of promise nnd
'■'l.lnlnwl  conditions,  pnyinp  as much
as possible, and they all carried the
balance over another year. They continued to accommodate me until I
was nble to buy a forty-acre piece of
my own.
"As soon ns I owned theBe few
acres the mail order houses began
Bending me catalogues, and gradually I began sending my loose change
to them, letting my accounts stand
in my home town where I had potton
mv accommodation when I needed it.
"Wc then had ono of the thriftiest
Uttlfl villages in the state—good line
"f IniHiness ln all the branches, mer-
chants who were willing to help an
honest follow over a bad year, and n
town full of jieople who came twice
a week to trade and visit. Our little
country towin supported a librnry,
high school, nand, ball team, nnd we
had big celebrations every year.
"A farm near a 1'ivc town soon
doubles In value. I sold my
forty ncrcH nt a big advance and
bought nn elirht.y, gradually adding
to it until f had 20TV acres of th«> bpst
land In Towa. r then felt no need of
asking fnvors, and found lt easy to
patrioniie tbe mnll order agents that.
'ame almost weekly to onr door. I
regret to sny that. I was tbe first ln
tlie country to make up b neighborhood Mil ond sind It to a mall ordeT
tinnse   Thoui'h   we got     bitten every
once in a while, wo got in ths habit
of sending away for stud.
"tnrndually our merchants lessened
their stock ol goodB—for lack of patronage. FinaWy wc began to realize
that when we needed a bolt quickly
for machinery, or clothing for sickness or death, wc had to wait and
send away for it, which wasn't so
pleasant. One by one our merchants
moved to places where they were appreciated, and men of Icsb energy
moved ln. Gradually our town bas
gone down; our business houses are
"tacky" In nppearance, a number nre
empty; our schools, churches and
walks are going down; wc have no
band, no library, no ball team. There
ls no business done in the town, nnd
therefore no taxes to keep things up.
Hotel is closed for lack of travel. Oo
down to thc depot when the freight
pulls in and you will see the seiiuetl
'in mail order packages.
"Nine yonrs ago my farm was
worth $195 an acre; to-day I'd have
a hard mntter to sell It at $167 an
acre. Tt Is 'too tar from a live town'
—so every farmer hns said thnt wants
to buy. He wants a plncc near schools
nnd churches, where his children can
have advantages. I have awakened to
the fact that ln helping to pull tbe
town down, it has cost me $5,r,00 ln
nine years." BATURDAY, MAY  1, 1915.
THE   MAIL-HERALD. REVELSTOKE
PAGE SEV!
BRITAIN AND JUSTICE
(The Manchester Guardian)
A remarkable article on Britain appears In the Swiss paper 'La Ke-
maine Litteruire.' It describes ihis
nation as not free from stains, sometimes slnuing, sometimes blundering,
Lut displaying in thc last hundred
years an ellort 'of striking nn r.il
beauty'—a striving to repair v.rougB
and realize justice. This appreciation
ol the moral effort is the welgh'.ler
because the article begins with u milliard sayingB:—
Are we to cull England In 1911 per
t'ulious Albion, or loyal Albion'' The
second title, of course, is tbe right
one .it   the  present duy.
Evidently Great Uritniu was at one
time drunk with the pride .if mpar-
lallsm, Just as Germany is today.
She, too, hns had ber theoretical i.o
feasors of 'Force, the mother ol
Might,' proclaiming her to l.e 'he
elect among tbe nations, .:> order
that she might realize this .iiiiui'i.iu
her political action was for a long
time tortuous, dUhoyal, and some-
tlmC8 brutal iii its use 01 force. ViltD-
out going bao'.i to the abominable
cruelties which she committed in ll.e
colonial wars of the eighteenth cen
t in y one might recall the facts iimt
i, year after the Signature eji the
1'i-j Ce of Amiens In UKNl, without
n.iiting for a declaration of war und
without the shadow ol a pretext, she
seized all the French ships which happened to be In English ports, and
thus committed in times of peaCl an
net of absolute piracy. She has
odiously persecuted Ireland, and her
list war with the Transvaal was nothing less 11 an an assault on public
mor lis.
AH 'his just!bes to a certain extent tbe title of perfidious Albion
which used to bt   ipplied to England,
Imes  she  di serve  it.  still   today,      as
i.er enemb b declare?
The Righting of Wrongs.
Let us note tirst if all that if one
is going to drag up the past in order
to lind arguments to apply to events
u1 in,lay. .,11 the nations in Europe
nre in more or less the same boat.
It would l.i childish, for instance, to
apply this principle and maintain
that Prance at the present moment is
., detestable people simply because
Louis the Fourteenth persecuted Protestants in an abominable fashion,
• nd because the Jacobins were responsible for the Terror. In the same
way it would be absurd to reproach
>Sngland with her past, because she is
precisely one of those nations which
i im the courage to recognize their
mistakes and to work hard to repair
them It Is true thnt she treated thc
French colonies on the St. Lawrence
very badly, but today the Dominion
of Canada Is I ne of the freest of English  cotonles;   Great   Britain  has   ty
rannized for a long time in Ireland,
but she has just granted Home Rule;
England was quite in the wrong in
wishing to secure tbe Transvaal, but
after heating the Boers she is giving
them the most complete autonomy.
lf one studies the history of England in the nineteenth century impartially one will lind proof of a
perpetual ellort towards suppressing
her baser passions in the past in order to be able to arrive at a realization of justice. This ellort on England's part, which is one of striking
moral beauty, is to be noticed in her
domestlo history no less than in her
colonial, In W.X she was the tirst to
i bolish slavery in her colonies; previous to this, in MU2 she gave the
political franchise to the Catholics,
who up to then had been kept without it. Then in 1864 she extended it
(.0 the .lews; in lSI',1—and this in a
fact unique Ln history—she restored
wil bout any kind of compulsion the
Ionian Islands to Greece, Finally, on
lhe 1st July, 1SD0, s'ie voluntarily
ceded the island ol Heligoland to
Germany,
The  Most   Just of Dominations.
Kngland bas BO far not deprived a
Flngle nation of its language or its
religion. Wherever she rules jltutiee
and  liberty  rule too,      To the I'l'iiivn
i ossessionB which do not yet possess
lhe autonomy of the regular colonies
she has brought mora, as we.i us
material progress. In this way, while
having the Hindoos their Various religions, languages customs, and local
organizations, the English have regenerated India; in Egypt they have
increased the r.thes of tbe country
tenfold, they have abolished com-
I ulsory labor and raised the status of
the natives. Is not all tnis undeniable
I roof of the merits of England as u
nation? Moreover, at the actual moment the same shouts of loyalty are
rising from -all the British colonies in
the ears of the mother-country, and
help is coining to her from all sides
in tine, form of subsidies and soldiers.
Would this be possible if Great Britain were still the perfidious Albion
of s centtii y ago?
Heine may with reason, perhaps,
bave said of other days that Eng-
land's conscience was never in conflict with her ideas; today she can be
said to be trying so far as possible
to reconcile her interests witb her
conscience, In th:s immense empire
where the sun never sets justice does
not set either, and only sutlers very
partial and temporary eclipses. To
what great and dominant country
(ould one render the same testimony?
The  Uritish Frame of Mii.d.
The writer of the article goes on to
suggest tbat this mental und moral
change (contrasting so stron.ly with
the corresponding change that has
taken place in Germany) is due partly to thc religious revival ol the
nineteenth century; partly to the
influence of the French  Revolution on
'political and moral ideas, as illustrated in Mill and Spencer; and
partly to the humanitarian influence
of the Socialists. He then proceeds:—
Moral energy moving entirely in the
direction of perfecting political life
combined with the persistent desire to
bring more liberty and more justice
to subject races is the primary feature which characterises British mentality. England is imperialist, of
course, but her imperialism today is
no longer, as it. once wns, the brutal
desire to crush the feeble, but rather
the noble ambition of raising them
to her own level, whilst respecting
their own moral standards. This
trait, I think, is sufficient to characterise the soul of the English nation. As to her other qualities and
defects, they arc so well known that
it is almost useless to recall them.
The Angio-Saxon Is recognized for being practical and enterprising, patient
bold, conscientious, and loyal, with
a Blight touch ol cant which some
times modules his frankness. lf be
easily (alls into snobbishness, he has
a high standard of morality In spite
Of his pride and his intermittent tits
of open egoism. He wants to be re
spected himself, but he Knows bow to
respect others.
I'he 'Bulldog's Grip.'
The politienns in power at this mo
ment be'leve also In respecting trent-
iif. ('.in they be reproached for having clear consciences and holding this
illusion? Besides, the whole of Eng
lund is responsible to the same extent :is they are. Now they have no
more illusions; cold resolution has
taken their place. Elisee Reclus, who
has wi i ten a remarkable book on
the United Kingdom, after having cx-
pre'sed his admiration for the line
qualities of the English, adds;—'The
Englishman has something of the
1 ulldog in him—the dog of his own
breeding which doesn't loBe its hold
once it. has fixed its teeth into anything, md would rather be cut in
pieces than let go.'
enemies that they nre not only
thoroughly united but that they are
enduring with what fortitude they
possess the rigid military enforcements that are placed upon them for
the conservation both of food and
material. Every man, woman and
child, from the Kaiser down, has
been put on rations. The idea Ib
three-fold, to guard against any possible emergencies, to mislead the foe
into over-confidence and by thoroughness to bring such pressure to bear us
will hasten the final decision. Britain
is pursuing the same course. She has
not. yet found it necessary to place
ier population Individually on short,
i ations, but she has found it, desirable
to take over munition factories in
order to ensure sujiplies thnt mean
i ither life or death to thc nation.
Meantime, Germany by cowardly
submarine assassination is endeavoring to starve her people and criple
her resources.
With such a state ol affairs existent,
it is hardly necessary to explain to
stay at-home Canadians how best
they can fulfill tbeir manifest duty
and show the burden-bearers bow
completely they possess their sym
pathy. But the bugle blast has its
rallying power in peace as in war. To
all the people, nnd to farmers, breeders and settlers in particular, the
patriotism and production movement that is in progress is blowing
its bugle, or, in other words, carrying its message. Its object ls to
arouse all and sundry to the part
they are called on to play. That
part does not ol necessity moan hard-
(r work  nor incrensed  acreugc;      but
it does imply the exorcise of every
faculty in attention and vigilance, It
does Imply in order td secure Increased and Improved production, by
which alone cultivators of ths soil
ran contribute t iwards the credit of
the country and empire, the greatest
rare in the selection of seed, in the
breeding of live-stock and ln economy
of the land.
I To date tbrei residents ol I'hoenix
liuvo raised the necessary finance to
visit the Panama Pacilic exposition
at San Francisco.
Postmaster Kane at Kaslo is look-
ingilor the mail oi woman who stole
a nine dollar barometer (rom the post,
office a few days ago.
civic expendituri at Fernie for 1915
are expected to total, $72,E49, The estimated rcceiptc arc $111,367 leaving
about S41,292 t(   hi   raised  by  taxes.
Creston was .' years old on Saturday, that being tbe anniversary    of
tbe  driving  ofthe   tu-1   stake    on   the
townslte of the fruit city by F, •;.
Little.
During March tlu Nelson reliel ■ r-
ganization gavi iflsistnnce to u;
families. 11 has been dee..led that
hereafter no assistance will  be   given
unmarried  nei
Tbe Canadian .' aclfle railway steamer Nasookin has been pat In shape 'or
traffic, with some required alterations
nnd will be back on the s'.' Ison Kootenay Landing I in as soon as traffic
warrants it.
A Neighbor Told
Him To Take
VJ  FOft THK JL KIDNEYS
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Mr. D. A. Yorke, at Bvllrock, Out.
Ue will UU you what Gin Pills <l»«l
lor Iiiui. niter he had suffered with
Kidney trouble for 15 years. Here
is his letter:
"1 MirfnrO tor aWmit IS year-* * itW
mv Kidney*. I could gen nothing %o
lirlp me. The pain wmi all liirow^W
my hack and sh,>"U.-m ami down
Ihetriilves ot my leg*.. WVi I wtxiUI
tit <down tor m wlule, 1 (--uJ not
straighten up .ir.hu until 1 wkmiM
walk a rod or more, the pain wjk *o
great   An.figl>.boradvix^i iiK-lotake I
GIN PI Ll.< I did >o and iii hotm
cured mc. I t« a (tout •>•... n li.it
years si rue I noil taking ihrm. My
bat k II all rigid ■ no p-. i - .<>i.i no
mnrrhaikache I I'unkOlNI'l 1X8
tor it nil Uiey are w.<rth ihrir uriRi\t
in gold." i*. A. VOKKfc.
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Bugle Blast Sounded
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Readers of the newspapers and followers of the course of the war must
Ions; ago have become cenvinced that
the situation prows more and more
intense and critical day hy day.
Great Britain is fnced not alone hy
outside enemies, but by labor troubles and by lack of those immense in-
ternnl resources in the matter of food
production that Germany and Austria-Hungary possess. She cannot
feed herself, and is compelled to rely
•largely on other countries Ior a supply of the necessaries of life. In Btich
case the duty of her children is d s-
tinctly  plain.  It is noteworthy of her
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THE MAIL-HERALD   REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY, MAY 1, 191S.
BRIEF LOCAL NEWS
B. Bruce, left on Thursduy for thc
Const.
Mr. ami Mis. 'I'. Corley left yesterday for Kamloops.
D. E, Mala of Winnipeg iB at the
Ring Edward hotel
C. A. Procunier jr. returned from
Arrowhead yesterday.
J.C. Green of Golden was a visitor
to Revelstoke thiB week.
0. Swan of Calgary registered nt
the  Hotel   Kevelstoke yesterday.
Mrs. A.E, Kincaid will not recoive
cn Monday nor ugain this season.
T. S. Acheson of Winnipeg registered at the Hotel Revelstoke ou Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. Wade of Nelson were
guests at the King Edward hotel yeB
terday,
H. v. Morgan and H. Pulley spent
a day at Taft this week, lishing in
Crazy creek.
Tlie Ladies Auxiliary of (J.R.C. will
told au "At Home" in the MaBonlc
Hall on Monday, May L'I.
Amoug the guests at the Hotel
Revelstoke on Thursday wns A. M.
Chamberlain of Kamloops.
Mis. John Heck left last week tor
Bellingham,  Washington,  where she
had  been called on account   ot the
aerlous Illness of her mother.
A tea uuder the auspices of tlie
Women's Auxiliary of tit. Peter's
church will be held at the Forest
Mills  residence this afternoon.
Provincial ConstaWie John Keuner
Las arrived In the city (rom Abbotts-
lord and will remain in the city in
place of NA. Itothwell who has left
the lorce.
.1. Alfred McMillan returned on
Tuesday from atrip to his old home
in l'rince Kdward Island. Mrs. McMillan and children are remaining for
the summer months.
The Sturdy Hardware company has
purchased the business of the Revelatoke Hardware company and the
■Store has been reopened under the
management ol W. A.  Sturdy.
Earl und Bert V'lsou, ot New Den
vet, nave been ma.le lance corporals
st the training quarters ol the Uritish Columbia third contingent. They
joined the contingent at Revelstoke.
The Y.r.s. ot st. John's church
met on Tuesday evening. Mrs. W.A.
Sturdy gave an address on "Can
ada's Poets" which was Illustrated
t>- s.eui;s from the works oi Canadian
poets.
N. Remilllard, who Is placet nnn-
ing in French creek met with a serious accident caused from beini;
erased by a tall of boulders from a
tank. Mr. Remilllard is In the Queen
Victoria hospital.
The committee in charge ot the
Belgiau Baby Sewing chele uckuow-
ledn. with thanks the following donation- Mrs. Murraj Hui
Mrs. J. Hume, llannelette; Mrs. J.
Boyd, Halcyon, flannelette .'.
flannelette and sewing Bilk.
The home of Mrs.   And.
was  lovely  with  its decorations
leautiful wild flow :
son.s. on Wednesday    • vhen
6be whs the ho.-te-s   i '   .ii enjoj
social evening, given in honor of Mrs.
T   Coi ley, The cieats in ■ ted
tnen-.'- ers 0( the Lad
the Brotherhood    i !    Rs lw 15  Tr
men.    Mrs.    Corleey,  ' eing  the  I
President    Mr-
tifu'  addr<esa ins of re-
fret  for 1 ths
sustain     '. '   UrS
lfv to aneethf-r city, which wai
by Mrs.  Ji nes   ■ !.o is d      pres
of th» auxiliary    Mrs    ' nee
ha'f    e<   the   ladles   present
Corley     irlth    1  beautiful    ut   -1 iss
wit- • - Itcni r   nd s half lo is
to matrh     Thn«e  who ted
liontono    xerf     Mrs    FT>w  snd
Root
s. <:. Robbins hns returned from a
trip to the coast.
Mrs. Ralph lslip of Burton is the
guest, of Mrs. J, Cordon,
II. V, Morgan and Harry Pulley
spent Wednesday at Taft.
0. T. Blbb returned on Tuesday
from a trip to Kamloops.
A. Tyrell of Kamloops was a guest
at the Hotel  Revelstoke yesterday.
Douglas McCarter has returned
home from Trinity College, Toronto.
W. B. IJontlierg ol Spokane registered at the King Kdward hotel yesterday.
W.   H.  Poupour oi  Kamloops     was
Iat the    King Kdward  Hotel on Wed-
I nesday.
I
MisH  Lillian   I'cttipiece    spent      the
.week  end at  Bear Creek   visiting      her
brother (ieorge.
Aninng the guests at the Kiug bid-
ward  hotel  yesterday     was    R.   H.
I Campbell of Trail.
S. McKay     of     Okanagan, Landing
I was a guest     at    the  King  Kdward
hotel on Thursday.
A Campbell has returned to Revelstoke after visiting his brother, W.
Campbell.—Salmon  Ann Observer.
Hoy Mclntyre returned on Thursday
from  Kamloops where he   has     been
visiting     his     sister,      5^.    jj, ^
Dachelder,
The meeting of tho     Overseas club
which  was to have been held in the
city hull on Wednesday evening has
1een postponed.
W. Parry 1 auctioneer secured
$609.95 us the result of the, sale on
Thursday and Friday of the etfects of
the late Mrs. Kennedy.
Mrs. W.R. .lones who has spent the
past month visiting her Iriend Mrs.
J.W. Wudy, left for Vancouver on
Friday, to join her husband.
Tnere wili he n concert recital ou
Monday evening in the Methodist
church. Enofl Bacon who has been in
the trenches will address the gathering.
One hundred and three bars of silver valued ut (61,800 passed through
the city last night. They came from
the Trail smelter and were consigned
to China.
Mrs.   T.   corley  left for     her     newel     Kamloops     on     Thursday
morning, Mr. Corley leaving ou   Friday  to take up b a new     duties     as
train  baggagem.i:
W. H. Bohannnn of Chase is in tho
city.
Mrs. W. M. Lawrence will not receive on Wednesday.
Mrs. R. Davis of Cascade is visiting her daughter, Mrs. A.K. Nell.
Mr. and Mrs. F.T. Hanna of Winnipeg were at the Hotel Revelstoke on
Thursday.
E.P. Lonahan, R. K. Ross, J 13.
Uradley and R. Blmer ol Oroville
were at the King Kdward hotel on
Wednesday.
A. K. Greenwood now of Vancouver
formerly of Revelstoke is in the city
[or a few days on a business trip the
guest of CF. Lindmark. Mr. Greenwood was formerly connected with
tho Revelstoke Meat market.
The body of Amandus Oman, who
died ut the Camhie hospital on Thursday after an illness of l'i months, wus
brought to the city last night by L.
A. Howson. The funorul will take
place from thc undertaking parlors of
R. Howson ii Co., on Monduy.
Starting next week     u    swimming
campaign will be conduoted at    the
Y.M.C.A. This is for     non-swimmers
1 nly and is open to all boys and men
of the town. Tickets mny bo obtnlned
! at  the   Y.M.C.A.  or  from the   school
principals. These tickets arc free    to
lull and are only for the purpose     of
1 keeping  track  of the  lessons     given.
H'here will be four    lessons     in     tho
I two weeks course and the most back-
I ward should easily  learn to    master
' the  fundamentals of  the art.  Lessons
will he given at the following hours,
school boys     on     Wednesday, 4 to 5
p.m.    Saturday  10 to lt a.m.     Employed  boys on    Tuesday  and Thursday, 7.30 to S p.m. Men Tuesday and
Thursday from    H     to 9     p.m. It Is
hoped that a good  number of     boys
and men will use this    splendid     op-
. portunity    afforded  by  the  Y.M.C.A.
The summer is coming fast and   with
1 it comes the outdoor swimming     delights,  and one can hardly  enjoy  thc
summer without using the swimming
privileges which lie in our midst.
The Political Hlquallty Leugue,
Revelstoke, B. C.
Dear Madam,—It gives me much
pleasure to acknowledge delivery ol
the valuable gilt of children's clothing kindly turned over to mo by Mr.
Robbins, and my wife haB rc-packed
these 15 bundles into two cases, and
I am forwarding them on to our Central warehouse at Montreal, to care
of Mr. H. Prudhomme, our honorary
treasurer, whose address Ib, 59 St.
Peter street, that city.
Will you please express to the
members of your league and their
friends in Revelstoke, my sincere appreciation of the hundBomo und
thoughtful gift to tho children of our
Belgian soldiers.
Your donation is ono of the most
touching and complete contributions
to our fund received, and outside of
the evident value of tho articles them
solves, shows a spirit of kindly sympathy which 1 am suro will, reach tho
hearts of the guardians over these
poor little recipients.
I um, Madam,
Respectfully yours,
JOHN  M.  WH1TKHKAD
Consul  for Belgium at Vancouver.
Winners of Kelson
Shields at Schools
Two Hundred More
Men Employed at Tunnel
Preparations are being made at
Camhie to commence the cement work
at the tunnel. One hundred additional
men will be employed at each end ot
the tunnel.
Thc attendance at     the
Revelstoke
Public schools
for
April was us   iol-
lows:
Se
kirk
School
At. P.C. P.E.S.
Divsion I.
l'J
90.23         5
Divisiou 11,
39
U3.54       19
Division III.
40
1)6.58       21
Division IV.
36
95.95       Jl
Division  V.
3S
95.98       JG
Division  VI.
40
96.61       24
Division  VII.
80
93.55       '29
Division, VIII.
35
97.67      26
Division IX.
39
1)7.57      3ll
Total 325 U5.95 201
Central School
Division  I. 24 94.Si) 11
Division  II. 36 96.09 23
Division   111. 39 98.10 25
Division IV. 43 96.'23 43
Division  V. 40 98.H3 30
Division  VI. 37 98.96 26
Division   VII. 41 97.21 24
Baseball Series Will
Start on Monday
On Monday evening  baseball      will
start on the  Y.M.C.A. grounds, Irom
M ,y   1  to May 22 the preliminary series  will  be  played ofl, this is on   ac-
Most   Eminent Sir Knight   count ofthe short  evenings, and will
An  oilici.,1   visit  to
th.' Revelstoke
on    Thur-d.iy
Philip     D.    Cordon     of     Montreal,
Supren •      Grand   M
Eminent  Sir  Knight
\.  Bitl 1     ptor     of
:•■ Leon
real.
About ■■   ,.t 01 u lea
tion  waltz at St.  Francis hail     .as.
night  wheu Mis.   u. ii.  lit
a.eU aud    ta .g::t
-
Vi .    Wuoa,
.-■. at
The da.. -       .•. in    a..
beti thai
Duchess ol Connai gbl
Cross     hospital     at
e sent b]
...
•   ■.
.'•'. • •• for
der of
il
make good ti • tt loi all thc teams
•he season's league starts on
"lay M, The grounds are now in good
condition and from the line-ups of
the teams it would seem that there
e very good base ball this
S'immer.
■schedule  tor     the    preliminary
- r-.»s is:
M - ol  vs  j.b.O.
May 5—J.B.C.   vs C.P.R.
' P.R. vs Pirates.
- ■ Federals.
S.    C.P.R.
vr    Pirates.
vs Federals,
-'■hool  vs   Pirates.
g Federals.
High   school   VS    Federals.
the
Belgian Consul's Thanks
for Children's Clothing
The  f'llowlnu'  letter  has  been     re-
.  um at
igeraent of the
1 He
Total 260       97.14     182
Division VTIl of Selkirk school wi'ns
the Nelson shield for the month with
n percentage ol 97.67. Division VI. of
Central school wins the shield with
a percentage  of 98.96.
All White Material
Needed for Bandages
Is cotton wanted as well as     linen?
That is the tiuery over the telephone
asked many times of members of   the
1 Red   Cross     society.   The   reply is,
"yes,"  every    bit     of linen,  cotton,
damask, crash, hUCkalHaCk, muslin and
even strong    canvas   will  be  ol  use.
i'ieces of old muslin blouses four Inches square, ragged old handkerchiefs
and tahle napkins,—everything that is
white aud can  go through  the  washing machine,  will   be of the greatest
value   It is almost    impossible     for
human imagination to grasp the  immediate     need for     both    hospitals,
dressing stations and   field ambulances. What that need will be when the
great advance  begins, the    lists     of
wounded already   tell.     Many of   thc
terrible shrapnel wounds mean that a
man is swathed     in     bandages from
ihead to foot, and   this    for    months
i at a time. There are no model laund-
' ries attached to the rough nnd ready
base hospitals.  There rnnnot be   the
lUpply  to draw upon ns     there
was six- months   ngo. Tothe devoted
rses nnd  doctors the shortage     of
bed  linen,   l,nndnj»es  and  towels must
■   terrible. If the veil roifld he drawn
aside for  one   moment,  not  a      white
hnndkerrhlef   would  he left  in    dnlnby
sachets; fine under linen and lawn
would bc torn into strips; uo dainty
tablecloths or serviettes would he
found in linen cupboards, and sum-
mor blankets would replace white
Bhoets on the beds, if the women of
Canada realized that their ordinary
every day comforts might mean the
saving of loved and honored defenders of tho omplro, homes would be
stripped hare of all that is. wanted at
thc front. It is only luck of Imagination thnt would stom the tido of
giving.
!   BUSINESS LOCALS   |
Get an estimate at the Globe on
your Lumber Bill. tf.
Watoh hills for the big Hardware
Sale.   The Sturdy Hardware Oo.
The Concert Recital on Monday
evening in the Methodist. Church will
be unique, Mr, Bnos Bacon has been
in thc trenches. Admission 50c.
Tho Ladies Auxiliary to the iO.R.C.
will give an ' At Homo" In the
Masonic Hall on Monday, May 24. A
splendid time is assured.
GALT COM, burns all night. Re
velstoke General  Agencies,   Limited,
Piano Tuning Intimation. Mr. R.
McGcorge, authorized expert Piano
Tuner and Regulator for Mason &
Risch, Limited, intonds being in Revelstoke next week. Parties requiring
his services for Tuning, Etc., will
kindly leuve their address with Mr.
Howson.
Shingles are do\vn,« down, down at
the Globe.
BANKHMAD BRIQUETTES BURI*
BEST.
We will save you 25 per cent ol
your Hurdware jiurchases. Tho Sturdy
Hardware Co.
WANTED.—Sewing and dreBSmakinK
by the day. Miss R. McMahon 1113
First street  jest, Revelstoke.
has no use   for it.     Apply Box 83,
P.O.. M-5-p.
WANTED.—Girl  for    private     house
work.      Applly  Union    Hotel  dining
room from 1 p.m. to - p.m.   or Irom
6 p.m. to 7.3(1 p.m,
KOR SALE.-Ekss for Hutching,
Silvor Campines, 1 setting 18, $2.00
White Rocks and Leghorns, crossed
$1.00 a setting; Indian Runner
Ducks and White Pekln Ducks, $1.50
a setting, also setting Hens for
for sale. Day old chicks, 25 cents
each; White Rocks and Loghorns
$20,00' per 100; Silver Campines,.
50 conts onch; Anconas, 60 cents
each. Now Grove Poultry Farm.
Phone No. 212, Mrs. R. A. Upper.
  My-l-np
STOCK OF GENERAL
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
AT REATON, B.C.
Stock consists of Dry Goods, Clothing, Hoots, Hardware and Groceries,
about $1,700; Store furniture and fixtures nhout W0. Also horses, wagons
ind genera] equipment. Tho whole' to
he sold ut a bargain price. Pan.liju-
ilars may be obtained from
JAMES  ROY,
Assignee,
282 Pacific molding, 7-14 Hastings Lt,
West,  Vancouver, B. C.
WANTED.—Would like four respect
able parties to room and hoard
Price $(1.00 a week. Apply to 2'
First street, east, next to Y.M
C. A.
FOR RENT.—Small modern house
$15.00 per month. RevelBtoke General Agencies.
' Bicycle Repairing ^
on Short Notice
All Work Guaranteed
TO RENT.—Furnished Ave roomed
house on Third street at $15.00. H.
N. Coursier. tf.
FOR SALE.—A new "Magnet" cream
separator.  A bargain, as thc owner
Agents for
"Indian" Motorcycles
ELECTRIC WIRING
and REPAIRING
We carry a
Complete Electrical Stock
Star Electric &BicycIe Shop
Rear uld siar Theatre
(WATCH
ITHIS BOTTLE j
FOR
10W PRICES
EMPRESS THEATRE PROGRAM
TODAY—On Desert Sands, two
parts, drama of the ear!.
Three Times & Out, w'th
King Rnggft. Animated Weekly, showing Canadian and Pirlt
ish troops.
MONDAY    The Ranee    War   In
3 pirts,  r.rent Ranee Picture.
TtTESDAY — The Man From
Mexico. 5 Tarts Famous Play
ers, with  John Bnrrymore.
Coming —Th" Master Key, Mny
10. Every Tuesday and Thursday big prolan).
.1  ies uf    the
I    ,.
1   socially
1
n
.mientu
l>j   tht Ittee in  chai
fortunat
1 are Miss Mary McDonald  and A.  W.
■
M.ss J eJeScy,
OF thk i.n .
tlfy   that the (0 o*
to Light     con
Filmed  within tl.' f  Revelstoke
from the 30th day of   \prll,  1916.
n dish and the latter a box   of
cigars.      During    ih> Minn
Madge  Wilsoi  gave a violin solo     In
her usual  exoelle
e er Kwt
50 Kwti <-t Kwt,
ee.—8e, per Kwt,
with  21 "'-"        '   If paid  on
tion  of  "f'nmtilema"   by  (larl   Vr,:'. 'ere th» '/Oth    ,f the month    foi
I'Cfng     [eerfect.      M'sq Wllonn    -hown   lowing that.  In which  ft  Ip consumed
■end n rate of
creat    '■ iletlt  in  one SO
wns ably accompanied hy Mi** Vera
Bell The guestl were further enliTi-n
ed 1,7 n number of selectloni i.v the
Hoys' Italian band, who were rcnir
ous with their number^, whirl.
irreatly npprcrlnted. ThOH<- helping to
met'e the evenlntr a mir.rrp*, ,,nrt   who
nettipir-ri in varlnni  v.-ivs,   were    the     Ohalrman
M^dnmeq     Smythe.     Mcftnilfy    n0b    mlttee.
bins nnd Webster.  Lllnc wm nsfd    In
I •> foi Light
confinmed outside th'' City Limits
with s disco nt o' 'fl per rent if
jnlrt on or hefore the fflth of the
month following thnt in wh rh It i>:
1 qeel tntl a minimum of W) centn
1 er month ne»t.
H.   T   MrSORLEY,
Fire  and   T/lght  Hom-
■' "  dneoratlnns,
thefr frnrranee.
Illllnp  the hall   with
Ortlllad
A   Gordon.
nitv niertv.
$100.00
REWARD
will be paid lor information leading
to the conviction
ol anyone destroying trees on the
School Grounds.
This Reward also
applies tothe damage done on the
night of April 21.
REVELSTOKE
SCHOOL BOARD
Thermos   Lunch   Kits,  2.50
 3.00, 4.00
Vacuum Hollies, each, $I.2S
Nyals Handy Ointment—unexcelled for burns or scalds,
tube   SOc
Wilson's Fly Pads, ]iVn . 10c
Tanglefoot and Ply Coils.
1
.-:
NEW BOOKS TO HAND
"Ruggles of Red Gap"  $1.50
"Prophets, Priests, and Kings "—Gardner 40
'Tarzan of the Apes"    1.50
"The Return of Tarzan"      1.50
'Lord Roberts," by H. G. Groser  40
"Before the Gringo Came," Gertrude Atherton   1.50
'Billy Sunday"    1,25
"Life and Times of Lord Strathcona," by W.T.
R. Preston    3.50
"The Rim ofthe Desert"    1.50
"Forty Years in Canada," by Col. S. B. Steele     3.50
"Ashton Kirk, Special Detective"     1.25
"A Girl ofthe Blue Ridge," by Payne Erskine      1.50
"The Holy Flower," by Rider Haggard    1.25
A complete list of Everyman's Library, a volume     .35
BEWS' 1JRU« STORE
•j
grocaded J'hoes for <£adies
Ladies' Brocaded Top Button   Boots, in Black, Grey, and
Paisley $5.50
Ladies' Pumps   in   Black   and   Grey,   Brocaded   Quarters
  $3.75 to $4.00
Ladies' Patent Mary Janes „ $3-50
MCRAE SHOE STORE Howson Block PHONE 217
For Sandals, Canvas and TennU Shoou
	

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